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Design, Technology and Engineering Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in 2024. Accredited in November 2018 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2020. 

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Capabilities | Literacy


In this subject students extend and apply their literacy capability by, for example: 

  • using a range of sketches, or graphical, digital, or computer-generated images to communicate product or system design ideas to suit particular contexts and audiences
  • understanding and using language and terminology specific to design, technology, and engineering in written or oral forms to communicate ideas about solutions design
  • understanding and applying specific instructions in relation to systems, processes, and safe operating procedures
  • interpreting and analysing technical information
  • using a variety of communication formats, including digital technologies, to demonstrate understanding and analysis
  • using language for different purposes including to interpret, discuss, and explain concepts, issues, problems, and solutions
  • reading and interpreting online documentation and acknowledging resources appropriately.