Take advantage of our learning activities, which are linked to the Western Australian Curriculum’s work-ready skills.
Construction Futures Centre teacher resources, linked to the WA Curriculum, are designed to create a focused learning experience for your students. We have age-appropriate resources to encourage discussion about opportunities and roles in WA’s building and construction industry.
Year 8 - Is the construction industry for me?
Students learn all about past, present and future roles in construction using buildings in their local neighbourhoods for inspiration.
Year 8 - Enterprise and innovation in the construction industry
Students identify innovative practices used in the construction industry and how they have contributed to changing how buildings and infrastructure are constructed.
Year 9 - Making connections with the built environment
What helps us to feel connected to the built environment? Students will identify components of buildings and learn how and why they feel connected to it. In doing so, they will consider job roles, skills and capabilities in the industry and their importance in the design and construction processes.
Year 9 - Design your own home
Students will learn to apply mathematical processes and skills to calculate the areas of composite shapes to determine the best floor design for a home.
Year 10 - Getting to know the construction industry
Students will be encouraged to identify and share their personal perceptions of the construction industry and job roles to generate discussions with others, whilst using research skills to challenge their own and others thinking.
Year 10 - Building a house
Students will learn about the processes and roles involved in building a house and factors that influence purchasing decisions.
Year 11 - Making your way
Students explore a range of careers in construction, pathways into these job roles and career progression that is possible.
Year 11 - Design with purpose
Students examine the role of design in the construction industry over time and associated roles and use their understanding of design principles to create and critique designs.
Year 12 - Careers in construction
Students develop a career plan designed by themselves to support them in accessing a chosen career in the construction industry.
Year 12 - Powering modern communities
What is innovative energy usage and how is it being developed and applied in the construction industry? Students research innovation in energy use and how it is used in new and existing homes.
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