Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 3 Product Design and Manufacturing 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett.

Recommended Prior Learning

A minimum of 10 credits from the Level 2 Product Design and Manufacturing.

This course is run in the school workshops. It is a woodwork based course.


Images are indicative only from Pinterest and past student work.

This course builds on from the Level 2 Product Design & Manufacturing course. 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

14 credits will be offered.

Learning Areas:

Design and Materials Technology

Career Pathways

Building and Construction Labourer, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Industrial Designer, Joiner

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There will be a $90 contribution toward the cost of consumable materials students use in their take home project.
Students are required to provide purchase the stationery on the school stationery list.