FUR101

Furniture Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Furniture 101

A multi-level course overseen by Competenz. The emphasis is on practical skills leading to quality furniture products. Credits are obtained by studying related theory units supplied by Competenz. Students will do a range of assessments from the selection below, expecting to gain 16 credits. 


Optional Standard: 
US 2220 Horizontal Borer (4 credits)


Pathway

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. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 31 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91064 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91063 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
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
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. 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. 24352 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in 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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 31
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 3

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 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.