NCEA Level 2 Product Design: Hard Materials - Metal
Teacher in Charge: M. Pearce
This course follows on from Year 11 and leads to Year 13, and further study at Polytechnic and University. This is an Achievement Standard course. Students solve an design problems by following a design process and then generate a design solution, justifying it's selection to the stake-holders. Advanced practical skills are developed and the assessed in a project, working predominantly with Metal.
The Standards covered in this course are the same, or similar to, those covered in the Wood course. You cannot do both.
Assessments are tailored to individuals learning needs.
Students will complete a maximum of 21 credits and the course will be designed to suit the needs and interests of the individual students.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
$70 at the start of the year and extra materials consumed will be calculated at the end of the course for the take home component.
Recommended Prior Learning
10 credits in Level 1 Materials Technology including Achievement Standard 1.3 or by consultation with HOD.
12MTM and 12MTW are similar courses that cover many of the same standards, it is not possible to choose both.
Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.
Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale, Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista, Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication, Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter, Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Automotive Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Biotechnologist, Boiler Attendant, Brewer, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Production Operator, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson,
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.