Version Effective: 19th of September, 2022
Version Effective: 19th of September, 2022

PDC86983 - Timber Technology and Design

Course Details

Course Summary

The aim of this Professional Development Course is to provide you with the foundational skills required to teach a Middle Year Timberwork class. This workshop provides an introduction into projects and procedures used by Industrial Technology & Design (ITD) teachers in the teaching students in the Middle Years 7-10. During the 3 days you will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding of processes and procedures. You will be introduced to the different hand tools and equipment used in a Timberwork classroom. You will be required to complete 5 school projects which are aligned to certain year levels. You will be provided with suggested techniques and practical skills that are helpful in the teaching of Timberwork students. You will receive important teaching, classroom management and administration tips from practicing teachers.

This 3-Day PD Workshop includes:

Knowledge of use in production processes will be gained through working with industrial machinery, digital and hand tool technologies. Students will design, develop, adapt and evaluate projects utilising a hands-on approach, applying skills of working with timber.

Resources provided for participants:

All consumables (i.e. materials necessary to undertake workshop activities).

This is a Professional Development Course which is awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Entry Requirements

Teachers working in Queensland who need to upskill in the discipline. The workshop is limited to 4 students only.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $750
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this workshop enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the workshop, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Online: Online courses provide the flexibility to study without normally requiring a student to visit a campus. Course content is studied through a number of means including the use of online discussion forums, electronic library resources, by contacting lecturers and teachers, and receiving study materials online/electronically. Work integrated learning, including placements, may be included in some courses.
  • On-campus: Students studying in on-campus mode typically are expected to attend and participate in regular, structured on-campus teaching and learning activities throughout the University’s academic term. These activities may include lectures, tutorials, workshops and practice, online or other activities and normally will be timetabled at a CQUniversity campus or approved delivery site.
  • Mixed Mode: Students studying in mixed mode will participate in a combination of online learning activities in addition to site-specific learning activities, which may include residential schools, co-op placements and/or work-integrated learning as a compulsory requirement of a unit. The additional site-specific learning activities are what differentiates a mixed-mode unit from an online unit.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Workshop Structure

Professional Development Course is 24 hours.

  • Mixed Mode
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of the content and workshop students will gain an understanding of:

1. The theory of woodwork in context of school-based learning
2. Requirements to complete typical projects made by students years 7 to 10 with demonstrations
3. Appropriate teaching and assessment techniques
4. Practical classroom management strategies
5. Hand skills and use of hand tools
6. Reading plans, writing work procedures
7. Workshop planning and maintenance
8. Workplace Health and Safety in the classroom.


  • 3 Day Practical Skills Workshop
  • Written Assessment
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