2 Construction (2BUILD2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Van Garderen

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommend that students have successfully completed Y11 Construction however students that have successfully completed wood technology in year 10 can be considered with consultation with Mr Van Garderen

Students will be required in this course to use more advanced hand and power tools in their projects. They will be working by themselves as well as with a partner to create a range of outdoor furniture with more complex joints and fastenings. This course is very hands on with basic written work that compliments the practical lessons. This course is designed for all learners and is very important for students who wish to continue into Level 3.

Course Overview

Term 1
Correct use of hand tools.
Safe use portable power tools.
Wood joints and fixtures.

Term 2
Assembly techniques.
Finishing Techniques

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Locksmith, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Building Contractor, Recycler/Dismantler, Building and Construction Labourer, Roading Construction Worker, Roofer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Cabinet Maker, Surveyor, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Painter and Decorator, Industrial Designer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Driller, Product Assembler, Building Surveyor, Fencer, Forestry and Logging Worker, Furniture Finisher, Glazier, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $25.00 towards class materials and resources.

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Group Project. Class projects remain the property of the school for community purchase at the end of the year or semester.
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course-specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators, and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change