11PDT

Level 1 Product Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Brinsden

A course focusing on producing designs that are new and unique from researching and making quality products. The course providing the basis for Level 2 and 3 achievement standards courses for students who enjoy or are considering professional design careers, completing a university degree or other tertiary education pathway.
Note: Standards marked with contribute to the Level 1 Literacy assessment.

You will learn to:
• understand different aspects of design that need to be considered while designing products
• develop projects through undergoing technological practices
• use machinery and resources available safely and in the correct manner
• work safely in a workshop environment


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$45 – this will cover the materials cost of most of the projects undertaken as part of the course, however, any extra materials needed for complex or large artifacts produced for clients as a part of the evidence for assessment may need to be purchased separately

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91057 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.20 - Implement basic procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91049 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how materials enable technological products to function
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91047 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91046 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.3 - Use design ideas to produce a conceptual design for an outcome to address a brief
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0