Level 3 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 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.*
Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
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.
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