Drouin Secondary College - Course Selection

PDT Electronics 300 (TEL300)

Students say...

"When you learn the basics you can build anything electrical" Blake Roberts "This is my favourite class because it's fun and challenging and I learn so much every lesson" Joshua McNally "My favourite class, it was hard sometimes but it was really worth it in the end" Ben Fenner

The Course:

This course is the beginning of future career. You will use professional software to create your own customised designs that you will fabricate with the schools very own 3D printers. Basic electrical theory and concepts will be taught through practical applications/simulations. You will have access to micro-controllers and learn some basic programming skills to control your own circuits. This is the start of automation where there is no limit to what you can create. You will gain skills in metal fabrication, including how to solder and strip wire to build LED Ferris wheel and electronic doorbell to name a few. The course has a practical and theory component. This course is the beginning to building your own remotely controlled quad-copter, home security system, Bluetooth or wireless controlled car, the options are endless. 

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Special considerations

Completing the 8/9 Electronics will give you a great lead into year 10 electronics. It will provide you with an understanding of some core knowledge and skills. It is not compulsory to have completed 8/9 electronics to access year 10 electronics.

Costs involved

$50 for the purchase of electronic components, metal products, 3D printing supplies and the safety package. 

Materials required

Netbook & USB

For further information see...

Mr Cosstick

Study design link

Materials & Technology VicCurric Progression Points (Level 9-10) http://victoriancurriculum.vcaa.vic.edu.au/technologies/design-and-technologies/curriculum/f-10#level=9-10