11EG

NCEA Level 1 Engineering

Course Description

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.


Pathway

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.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 22923 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic engineering workshop skills under close supervision
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 2

U.S. 22924 v3
NZQA Info
Develop a simple product using engineering materials
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 10
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

U.S. 22926 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures in a specific engineering workshop
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
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.