L1TEWD

L1 Technology Wood

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer

A course which involves students establishing an idea for a product or need and the creation of a solution involving the application of technological practice. The students will research an idea/issue of their own and design their individual solution to the identified need. 

Students will work mainly using wood as well as other materials. There is a clear focus on carefully planning out a well designed and constructed project. This course would be ideal for any student wishing to either progress to higher education, become an accomplished designer or undertake any trade or technology based career. The students will gain practical skills from this course.

This course will be assessed to a selection of L1 Technology Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L1.


Course Costs

Cost for course materials that will be consumed or taken home. NB: For students who design larger, or more complex projects, the school fee may not cover the total cost of their materials. Any students in this situation will be invoiced later in the year on a case by case basis. $130

Required Prior Learning

Either proven performance in Year 10 Technology and/or at the discretion of HOD Technology.

Pathway

Career Pathways

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

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. 91044 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.1 - Undertake brief development to address a need or opportunity

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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. 91047 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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. 91048 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports decision-making

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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