DST31F
This course requires 2 options.

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY 31F - Full Year

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Nugent

In Level 3 Design Technology, students are fully engaged on individual projects which will allow them to 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.


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, Mr Nugent

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.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91608 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91611 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91620 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 10
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

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.