NCEA Level 1 Product Design and Manufacturing 101

PDM101
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Tippett

 
       
Stackable Cat Cubbies for the Wellington SPCA
Projects are examples only and are not indicative of projects students will do as our projects change regularly.

In this course students will develop product designs and make products. This course is run in the school workshop.

Students will learn:

  1. About materials and their properties
  2. About different ways to form and manipulate materials
  3. How to construct products [mainly in wood]
  4. How to follow steps to develop a design
  5. How to apply a finish to materials
  6. To carry out quality control checks when constructing a product
  7. How to develop and carry out a multi unit manufacturing process

There is a written report attached to the manufacturing standard which enables the course to eligible for course endorsement.

PLEASE NOTE: Students taking this course need to be good at self management and will be expected to follow the workshop codes of practice for health and safety requirements at all times on this course. 

There are course costs for the materials used to make take home products.


This course leads into the Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing course.


Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing 201

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There will be costs for the materials for all take home projects.


Recommended Prior Learning

The Year 10 Product Design and Manufacturing course is preferable as basic skills are taught in that course in preparation for NCEA.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91045 v3 Generic Technology 1.2 - Use planning tools to guide the technological development of an outcome to address a brief
1
I
4
A.S. 91049 v4 Generic Technology 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how materials enable technological products to function
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91056 v4 Generic Technology 1.13 - Implement a multi-unit manufacturing process
1
I
4
A.S. 91057 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.20 - Implement basic procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.