PDM301

NCEA Level 3 Product Design and Manufacturing 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Tippett

Applied design to a wood carving

This course builds on from the Level 2 course. 

In this course students will:

  1. Extend their making skills (Level 1 is basic, Level 2 is advanced and Level 3 is complex)
  2. Extend their knowledge of materials
  3. Learn how to create an applied design
  4. Use CAD (computer aided design) to develop their own design

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. 



Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 12 credits for 2021 instead of 14 credits from the Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing.

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. 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. 91622 v3
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine

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

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
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: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy 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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