Level 2 Hard Materials Technology
Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Scull
The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.
Students develop a design brief and complete a more complex furniture project throughout the course of the year; they work with a variety of hard materials that could include wood, metal and plastic to make the product. A materials supplementary cost is charged. Students will also complete a study about sustainability in design. Technology is an approved subject for University Entrance.
NOTE: Depending on individual student’s choice of project and materials, it may be necessary to make an additional charge towards the end of the course to cover individual costs.
Recommended Prior Learning
At least Merit in Technology Achievement Standard 1.1 and a minimum of 12 credits in Level 1 Technology or with TIC approval. Students need to start this course at the beginning of the year.
*Students must choose either Hard Materials Technology, Fabric Technology or Food Technology
You cannot do more than one of these Technology subjects.*
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Courses will only run based on minimum entries
Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course
You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry
Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department
Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths