This course requires 2 options.
DESIGN TECHNOLOGY 31F - Full Year
Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Hill
In Level 3 Design Technology, students are fully engaged in individual projects that must demonstrate their proficiency at solving design problems. Students will fine tune their conceptual and technical skills and be expected to produce high quality products in response to a real need or opportunity.
As some of the coursework is online it is highly recommended that students bring an appropriate device to class.
Students will achieve between 16-20 credits during the year depending on their interests and abilities.
If a student achieves 14 Level 3 credits in this course it will be counted as an approved subject for University Entrance.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Materials for take home projects will be costed and a fee will be determined if the student wishes to take their completed product away.
Recommended Prior Learning
12 credits in Level 2 Design Technology including AS91344 (Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20) and AS91357 (Generic Technology 2.4) or by negotiation with the HoD.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20
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.