This page contains Technical: Mechanical Technology CAPS Document for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12 (Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12).  This is the most important information for Teachers and Learners, that guides the progress of the Technical: Mechanical Technology  subject curriculum for the FET Phase as per the South African Department of Education standards.

The foundations of Mechanical Technology

During the activities, the learner engages in investigating, diagnosing, adjusting, removing, replacing, designing, manufacturing and applying the necessary skills to provide solutions to problems in mechanical systems, processes and components. Mechanical Technology is however not limited to these processes.

It affords learners with opportunities for lifelong learning, self-development, empowerment, awareness of human rights, and exposure to socio-economic and environmental injustices, access to the latest international trends and innovations, and an awareness of the process of globalisation.

Valuing indigenous knowledge systems, it acknowledges the rich history and heritage of this country as important contributors to nurturing the values contained in the Constitution.

The document contains the prescribed learning content as well as the weekly and annual teaching plans for Technical: Mechanical Technology for FET Phase (Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12), which includes:

  • Informal Assessments
  • Daily Assessments
  • Moderation and Marking of Assessments
  • Tasks and Projects
  • Investigations
  • Practical Work, and
  • Demonstrations

The document gives a clear indication of what topics and learning outcomes are required for Term 1, Term 2, Term 3, and Term 4.

Download the Technical: Mechanical Technology  CAPS Document for FET Phase Grade 10 – 12

Below you can download the Technical: Mechanical Technology CAPS Document for FET Phase (Grade 10, Grade 11, and Grade 12) in pdf format.

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