PDM201

NCEA Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett

This course builds on from the Level 1 Product Design and Manufacturing course.

In this course students will learn:

  1. To extend and develop their making skills                                                                               
  2. To write a construction plan; to follow and review their plan to produce a product
  3. To write a report
  4. About materials and their properties to further extend and develop their knowledge

This course leads into the Level 3 Product Design and Manufacturing course.


Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 10 credits from Level 1 Product Design and Manufacturing.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There will be a contribution of $80 toward the materials for the take home components.
Students will be required to provide an A4 clear file, and a pen and pencil.

Assessment Information

Students be assessed on:
- the quality of their practical skills
- their level of independence and how effectively they use resources including their time
- their ability to write, follow and review a construction plan
- their ability to write a report
- their ability to develop and implement a manufacturing process to make a small batch of products

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91344 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91359 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of the role of material evaluation in product development

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91366 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.13 - Undertake development and implementation of an effective manufacturing process

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard in line with NZQA guidelines

6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0