MTY2

Level 2 Materials and Design Technology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Anderson

Materials and DesignTechnology is a practical subject that focuses on the activities of designing, making and evaluating projects, using a range of materials, tools and processes. This is a practical workshop based course where students gain workshop skills through the use of tools and materials (wood, metal, plastic, etc.) to make a project.

Projects are designed, made and evaluated to a brief. Emphasis is placed on design, drawings, problem solving, hand skills, craftsmanship, finishing and evaluation of finished work.

A folio of design work with models, prototypes, photos of the work and process will be presented with the finished project.


Alternative Standard

A.S. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas - 3 credits, external

This standard could be taken as an alternative to one of the internals listed below, with consultation with the teacher. This would make the course eligible for endorsement



Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$110 for materials. Additional cost may be incurred with complex projects.

Entry Guidelines

12 Technology credits at Level 1.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 16 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. 91357 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.4 - Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.