FUR1

Furniture Making Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Slaney

Furniture Making Level 1


This is a multi level course using BCATS, Competenz and NZQA Technology Achievement standards. Students develop practical making skills and make a project mainly out of wood. Credits are gained by complete theory standards and a project.  There are 2 main projects: a tea tray and toolbox.  The students have the ability to modify these designs

Unit Standards can be replaced or mixed with Technology Achievement standards (allowing Achieved/Merit/Excellence and endorsements) if a different career pathway is required. 

The following achievement standards can be offered instead of the Unit standards

91044 Brief development 4 Credits

91045 Planning 4 Credits

91046 Conceptual design 6 Credits

91047 Make a prototype 6 Credits


Course Overview

Term 1
Safety
Band-saw assessment
Carpentry joints
Car case construction
Main project: Tea tray or other suitable project

Term 2
Tool Box or other suitable project

Term 3
Finish off tool box and knowledge assessments
Basic procedures achievement standard documents

Term 4
Assembly of basic procedures document (Achievement standard)

Recommended Prior Learning


It would be useful to have completed a Technology course in Year 10 buy not essential.  Please speak to the head of technology department if necessary.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65 for take home projects. Some projects will cost substantially more. Students can reduce costs by supplying their own materials. (the standard tea tray and tool box fit within the $65 range)

Assessment Information

All of the standards included in this course a internally assessed by the teacher.
Credits are gained by completing the project and either a sign off sheet or knowledge assessment

Pathway

This course would be beneficial to any to the trade careers

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18918 v3
NZQA Info
Construct a furniture carcase
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24352 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe working practices and use PPE during the construction of a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24356 v3
NZQA Info
Apply elementary procedures and processes for a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25536 v2
NZQA Info
Operate a bandsaw to produce furniture components
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25920 v3
NZQA Info
Use joints for a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91057 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.20 - Implement basic procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.