NCEA Level 3 Product Design

13PRD
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. Webster

This Technology course is aimed at students considering tertiary study and a career in creative industries such as Industrial or Commercial Design, Furniture Design, Domestic Product Design, Set Design for theatre or film, Interior Design, Landscape Design etc.


 

This project based course considers the wider environmental and social impacts of design. You will identify a need or opportunity for design to address an issue that you have chosen to investigate. Your design solution will not only meet functional and aesthetic requirements but will also address sustainability of resources, maintenance requirements and ethical considerations.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$60 for raw materials and consumables.


Recommended Prior Learning

Product Design Level 2. Students KAMAR record must demonstrate consistent safe working practices and an adherence to expected classroom routines. Other students may be admitted at the discretion of the HOD.   


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91608 v3 Generic Technology 3.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
3
I
4
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
*
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. 91617 v3 Generic Technology 3.10 - Undertake a critique of a technological outcome's design
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91620 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
3
I
6
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

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

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