13DCT

Level 3 Design and CAD Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ringwood

This course is based on designing, modelling and presenting your ideas to a client of your choice or one supplied by the school.  With the approval of your design, you will manufacture the design to meet client specifications. This is an academic course which leads on to university and a degree in design, engineering and manufacturing. You will be expected to use CAD throughout the design process and in the presentation to your client.  This will include 3D images, 2D working drawings, 3D animation and 3D printed models (where appropriate).



Recommended Prior Learning

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


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Costs and Equipment: Covered shoes are compulsory. Access to a computer at home will be required for One Note and CAD assignments.

Credit Information

Course can be endorsed with Merit or Excellence

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 91608 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91610 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91613 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of material development
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r,4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91620 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* These standards contribute to the 14 credits required for UE approval.

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