11DCT

Level 1 Design and CAD Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Ringwood

This course is an introduction into CAD, designing and working with wood-based projects. The first project is skill based where the student will follow set procedures, learning a variety of hand skills to produce a finished product. The second unit introduces the students to CAD (Computer Aided Design using SolidWorks) and gives them an opportunity to design (with CAD if they want) and make something in wood for a take home project.  


Recommended Prior Learning

A strong desire to utilise technological and theory knowledge as well as skills in a workshop environment and to create designs that display creativity and inventiveness.



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. 91044 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.1 - Undertake brief development to address a need or opportunity
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
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
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. 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
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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