NCEA Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 14 credits from Level 1 Product Design and Manufacturing.

Dog Kennels for the Wellington SPCA 2019
Projects are examples only and change each year.

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

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

PLEASE NOTE: Students will need good self management skills and are required to follow the workshop codes of practice for health and safety at all times during this course. 

There will be costs for materials used for take home projects

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

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures

NCEA Level 3 Product Design and Manufacturing 301

Career Pathways

Jeweller, Industrial Designer, Boat Builder, Building Contractor, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Furniture Finisher, Joiner

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

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