12DCT

Level 2 Design and CAD Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ringwood

This course is project based and covers design and manufacturing in a material of your choice. You will be designing and building a product for yourself, a close friend or a member of your family. During the design process you will need regular meetings with your Stakeholders regarding your designs and how they may need developing to become fit for purpose.  The product you develop and make must not be a direct copy of an existing product.  This is a design course so there needs to be an element of personal design throughout the development and production the final item.  Throughout the course you will be developing your Computer Aided Design (Solid Works) skills. You will be expected to use this when modelling the designs in your final presentation to the stakeholders including a 3D printed model (where appropriate).  You will also use CAD to produce your working drawings.



Recommended Prior Learning

Minimum 8 credits in both literacy and numeracy or 12 credits in technology. Experience in Design Technology necessary with a strong desire to be creative using technological knowledge and skills in the workshop environment.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Contribution by prior arrangement towards larger projects with take home value may be required. Covered shoes are Compulsory for practical sessions. Access to a computer at home will be required for One Note and CAD assignments.

Pathway

Credit Information

Course can be endorsed with Merit or Excellence

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91344 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91354 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91356 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.3 - Develop a conceptual design for an outcome
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91359 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.6 - Demonstrate understanding of the role of material evaluation in product development
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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