FUR101

Furniture Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Furniture 101


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 a range of class projects which can be made or the student can negotiate with the teacher to make a design of their own.

Unit Standards can be replaced by 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: Tool box or student negotiated project which incorporates a car-case

Term 2
Main Project

Term 3
Finish main project
Start LV2 project 1: saw horse or a project of the students choice

Term 4
Assembly of basic procedures document (Achievement standard)

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65 for take home projects. Some projects will cost substantially more. Students can reduce costs by supplying their own materials. (A typical piece of furniture will cost around $100 in materials)

Recommended Prior Learning

It would be useful to have completed a Technology course in Year 10. 

Pathway

Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18918 v2
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. 25536 v1
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

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

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: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy 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.


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