Departments & Programs - Technology Education

ADST 10-12: Metal Work, Mechanics and Bicycles

ADST 10: Metal Work, Mechanics and Bicycles

This course offers a full semester of metalwork covering basic metal skills such as: cutting, filing, sanding, and buffing of metal for the Keychain hand tool project. Students will then learn how to turn a Aluminum Spin Top on the metal lathe, oxyacetylene braze steel rod into letters or designs as well as how to oxyacetylene gas, arc and MIG weld a steel dice and Tree Trunk Pencil Holder. Students will also learn how to cut out logos using the plasma cutter and hammer out a metal leaf using the forge.

ADST 11: Metal Fabrication and Machining

Metalwork 11 builds upon the Metalwork 10 program.  In this class students will continue to develop their skills and knowledge in metalwork, The options for hand tool projects will be the Stainless Steel Nut Ring, the Letter Opener or Bottle Opener. . Students will then learn how to turn a miniature Stanley Cup on the metal lathe, oxyacetylene braze steel rod into a Rose or a Candle Holder.  Students will then hammer out a Wall Hook using the forge. Students will also oxyacetylene weld a Steel Dice. Once the level Two projects are completed, students will have an opportunity to choose from a variety of personally designed projects such as jewelry, blacksmithing, chopper bikes, medieval weaponry and go-karts.

ADST 12: Metal Fabrication and Machining

Metalwork 12 builds upon the Metalwork 11 program.  In this class students will further develop their skills and knowledge in metalwork, The options for hand tool projects will be the Multi-Tool or a Project of the student’s choice. Students will then learn how to turn a Cannon or a Bullet Container on the metal lathe, oxyacetylene braze steel rod into a Rose or a Candle Holder.  Students will then hammer out a Wall Hook using the forge.  Once the level Two projects are completed, students will have an opportunity to choose from a variety of personally designed projects such as jewelry, blacksmithing, chopper bikes, medieval weaponry and go-karts.

Bicycle Maintenance and Repair 12

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental techniques used in the repair and maintenance of bicycles that will be donated to the needy within the community. Students will learn the proper use of the various bicycle tools required as they repair and maintain the bikes. Students will also learn the rules of cycling on the road, bike handling and traffic skills. Once all aspects of bike safety, repair and maintenance have been thoroughly covered, students will participate in supervised bicycle rides within the community.