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
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91620 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
A.S. 91622 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine
A.S. 91623 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.23 - Implement complex procedures to create an applied design for a specified product
Total Credits
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.

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