Year 13 Product and Design Technology

13PAD
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 manufacturing techniques. Students work with a client to achieve an outcome suitable to their stakeholder’s wants and needs.

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


Contributions and Equipment

Specific requirements for this class are:
A3 Visual Diary
Graphic Pens
Safety Glasses & Ear Proestection

Final product $100.00 - Optional
Students have the option of sourcing more specalised materials at their own cost.


Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 2 Product and Design Technology or Level 2 Design and Visual Communication


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
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
*
A.S. 91622 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91630 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91643 v3 Processing Technologies 3.60 - Implement complex procedures to process a specified product
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.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

product design, industrial design, architecture, interior design, lighting, construction