13DTEC

Level 3 Hard Materials Technology

Course Description

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 for an advanced furniture project during the course of the year, working with a variety of hard materials that could include wood, metal and plastic to make the product. A materials supplementary cost is charged. They will also undertake a critique of an existing technological product.
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 2.1 and a minimum of 12 credits in Level 2 Technology or with TIC approval. Students need to start this course at the beginning of the year.

*Students must choose either Hard Materials Technology, Food Technology or Fabric Technology.
You cannot do more than one of these Technology subjects.*

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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. 91611 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype 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. 91617 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.10 - Undertake a critique of a technological outcome's design
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,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: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 16
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

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

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 

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