13MTH

NCEA Level 3 Product Design: Hard Materials

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Pearce

This follows on from Year 12 Product Design and leads to courses at Polytechnic or University.  This an Achievement Standard course.  Students solve design problems by following a design process and then generate a design solution.  Justifying its selection to the stake-holders.  Advanced practical skills are developed and then assessed in a project.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.

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 2 Materials Technology including Achievement Standard 2.3 or by consultation with HOD.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 40 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 36 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29679 v1
NZQA Info
Develop and use BCATS project documentation for a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29684 v1
NZQA Info
Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91608 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91610 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91612 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports technological development and implementation
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91620 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 40
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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.

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