DESIGN TECHNOLOGY 31F - Full Year

DST31F
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Case

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

$50.00 contribution – 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.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91620 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91613 v3 Generic Technology 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of material development
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91611 v3 Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91610 v3 Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 22

* 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: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.