Year 12 Product and Design

12PAD
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Beazley

Content:
Modern society depends on technology and this subject explores, expands and integrates the technology behind common products. There is a strong emphasis on the design process and how to manufacture successful products.

Skills:
• Planning and time management
• Investigation of design brief for each project
• Research of existing solutions and suitable materials to make informed decisions
• Digital Technology
• Design & Manufacturing
• Design of solutions using creative drawing and sampling techniques
• Graphic communication in the form of construction drawings
• The accurate construction of the project using available processes


Pathway

Year 13 Product and Design Technology

Contributions and Equipment

1 A3 Visual Diary
Graphic Pens
Safety Glass & Ear Protection
Final product - $100.00 optional
Students also have the option to purchase more specialised materials, equipment or resources for their individual projects (e.g: developing screens for printing vs hand cut, pine vs rimu) they will need to be mindful of this when working through the design process.


Recommended Prior Learning

Year 11 Product and Design Technology or Design and Visual Communication


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. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91342 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.35 - Develop a product design through graphics practice
2
I
6
A.S. 91343 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
2
I
4
A.S. 91344 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features
2
I
6
A.S. 91351 v4 Processing Technologies 2.60 - Implement advanced procedures to process a specified product
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Product design, construction, furniture design, interior design, engineering