DVC3
This course requires 2 options.

DVC - Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Lee

This course covers NCEA Level 3 and Scholarship. Students develop their own design briefs, based on authentic situations in either Spatial or Product design contexts. The aim is for students to develop a broad DVC literacy and language of design to enable effective communication of ideas in career and occupational settings. Design focused students can complete an optional creative Ideation process for their project brief. Technology oriented students can complete an Achievement Standard in programming a CNC machine.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 materials

Prerequisites

If you did not take the course at Level 2, or achieved fewer than 14 credits in that course, you will need HOD approval

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91631 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 3.34 - Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex design
6
6
6
6

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91630 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
6
6
6

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 6

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91627 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
4
4
4
4
4

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 9

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91622 v3
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 3, Week: 3
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 3, Week: 5
Term: 3, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 7
Term: 3, Week: 8
Term: 3, Week: 9

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
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

POLICY
It is the policy of Tauranga Boys’ College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.