Level 2 Hard Materials Technology

12DTEC
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 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.


Pathway

Level 3 Hard Materials Technology

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.*


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91344 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features
2
I
6
A.S. 91356 v3 Generic Technology 2.3 - Develop a conceptual design for an outcome
2
I
6
A.S. 91357 v3 Generic Technology 2.4 - Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype
2
I
6
A.S. 91363 v3 Generic Technology 2.10 - Demonstrate understanding of sustainability in design
2
E
4
Y
Total Credits

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

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