NCEA Level 1 Engineering
Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Kemsley Smith
Student who take this course will complete a full year in the workshop environment. Within the year they will undertake a minimum of 2 Engineering Projects, one of which is classed as their major project. Undertaking the major project requires the students to research and design a product (Tool or similar) and to them plan and produce their design as a prototype. Students participating in this course will gain credits in unit standards through Competenz (New Zealand Engineering Food & Manufacturing Industry Training Organisation). Safety standards are an integral part of this course with no room for irresponsible behaviour. The Manufacture of engineering products, working from specific plans to within given tolerances requires the students to display competent practical skills. Design and making techniques are taught and developed to manipulate materials in the production of the students selected Major Project which might be items such as a gardening tool or similar.
A student will be withdrawn from a standard if the teacher is not confident that the achievement of the standard is within the reach of the student or there is no evidence of the student attempting the assessment.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
It is recommended students pay the subject charge of $70.00, which covers the cost of the take home materials used in the course.
1 A4 Display Book, pencil, blue & black pens
Recommended Prior Learning
It is preferable that students have taken this in Year 10, or recommendation by teacher.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 4, Week: 2
Term: 3, Week: 10
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.
Credits listed may change.