Level 3 Technology


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course will be project based and will be individually designed.

You will need to submit an application to the Head of Technology to apply before you will be considered for entry into this course. You will work towards a Technology Scholarship project which will be submitted towards the end of the year and may or may not include and US or AS.

You will need to be self motivated and show initiative in your work.

This program will involve serious report writing skills. The choice of Achievement Standards will be drawn from your project and will be confirmed after we have reviewed your initial plan for the course.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • You will further develop your technology skills
  • You will learn time management and big project skills as well as developing your report writing skills.

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

        You will have attained Level 2 at least at Merit level.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:

The actual standards offered will depend on the students individual learning plan to be planned in consultation with the student and the Head of Technology.
Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External L1
Literacy
AS 91608 Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context

4 Int X
AS 91611 Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense

6 Int X
AS ?to be determined after discussion with Head of Technology

? Int X


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

>14


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

There will usually not be an opportunity for reassessment.


See the NZQA Information page for more details.

 

  • There is no reassessment opportunity for students who do not hand work in on time.

  • Each unit will have a deadline and you will be given these closer to the start of each topic. Deadlines, obviously must be met.

 

Authenticity and Appeals:


Assessment work completed must be your own work.


These issues are dealt with by the college’s assessment procedures.

Every standard in this course contains written tasks to be completed. Students who are entitled to reader/writer assistance need to draw this to the attention of the teacher at the beginning of the school year so that assistance can be arranged well before the deadlines of the assessment.

Due dates will be advised by your teacher and are not negotiable. Incomplete work will not be assessed subject to the school NCEA policy.

Read your NZQA Information page for details.


WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

This programme provides a good base for students who would like to enter the fields of engineering and the construction industry such as architecture and quantity surveying.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

$50 for materials and

$30 Technology Scholarship fee



Course Endorsement

To achieve Course Endorsement, you will need at least 14 credits including the external

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

Contributes to NCEA Level 3

This is a UE approved subject

Skills learnt will set you up for a future in highly sought after career options

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Materials cost $25