MTY3

Level 3 Materials Technology

Subject Description

This course culminates 4 years of prior knowledge to develop students learning as closely as possible replicating real life technology practice. Students will be self-directed, imaginative, ethical, collaborative thinkers, with the skills and experiences to work through complex situations and involve others in their problem-solving and solutions. A commitment to independent study and skill development is a must.

Skills will include the implementation of complex procedures, understandings of material development and developing a prototype within a determined context.

Students will undertake a combination of Achievement Standards from Generic Technology and the Specialist Categories of Technological Knowledge and Skills. Students will typically work on 2 major projects over the course of the year. Scholarship can also be attempted in all Technology subjects. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$130 for materials. Additional cost may be incurred with complex projects.

Entry Guidelines

12 Technology credits at level 2

Credit Information

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. 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
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: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91611 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype 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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

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

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

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