PDM301

NCEA Level 3 Product Design and Manufacturing 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett


Applied design to a wood carving

This course builds on from the Level 2 Product Design & Manufacturing course. NCEA Level 1 is basic, Level 2 is advanced and Level 3 is complex knowledge and skills.

In this course students will learn:

  1. To further extend and develop their making skills 
  2. To extend and deepen their knowledge of material properties and characteristics
  3. How to create an applied design to a product
  4. To project manage a project

PLEASE NOTE: There will be costs for materials for take home products, or outsourced services.

This is a an approved  University Entrance (UE)course.

A student can take more than one Technology course at Level 3 and each one will be eligible as a UE entry in its own right. A students total in Technology (SPD, PDM, DIT, CSI, FNT courses) will be divided by 14 to make up the maximum number of UE eligibilities as they enable.



Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 14 credits from the Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There will be costs for materials for projects. Projects are taken home.
Students are required to provide an apron for practical work.

Assessment Information

Students will be assessed on:
- the quality of their practical work
- their ability to use planning tools to manage the different aspects of their project
- their level of independence and how effectively they use their resources, including time

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 14 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91609 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.2 - Undertake project management to support technological practice

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

4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
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

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

6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91623 v3
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.23 - Implement complex procedures to create an applied design for a specified product

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

4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 14
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 14

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.

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