DVC - Level 3

DVC3
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91631 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.34 - Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex design
Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 1, Week: 11
3
E
6
*
A.S. 91630 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.33 - Resolve a product design through graphics practice
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
3
I
6
*
A.S. 91627 v3 Design and Visual Communication 3.30 - Initiate design ideas through exploration
Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 8
Term: 2, Week: 9
3
E
4
*
A.S. 91622 v3 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
3
I
4
*
Total Credits
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.

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

Pathway Tags

Advertising, Animation, Architecture, Building/Construction, Boatbuilding & design, Cabinet Maker, Carpenter, Clothing & Textiles, Computer Aided CNC machine programmer, Design, Designer, Draughting, Electrician, Engineering (degree or technical) Environmental Study, Graphic Design, Fabrication Engineer, Illustration, Light Technician, Industrial Designer, Interior Designer, Landscaping, Marine Engineer, Marketing, Mechanics, Multi Media, Naval Architect, Packaging, Plumber, Product designer, Quantity Surveyor, Retailing, Salesmanship, Science, Sign maker, Surveying, Teaching, Technologist, Transport.


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.