Level 3 Hard Materials Technology

13DTEC
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91610 v3 Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91611 v3 Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91617 v3 Generic Technology 3.10 - Undertake a critique of a technological outcome's design
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
A.S. 91620 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
3
I
6
*
Total 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.

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