Furniture Level 1
Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney
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
Car case construction
Main project: Tool box or student negotiated project which incorporates a car-case
Finish main project
Start LV2 project 1: saw horse or a project of the students choice
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.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication Engineering: Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter Armed Forces: Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Automotive Mechanic, Bicycle Mechanic, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician (Mechanical and Electronic), Biotechnologist, Boiler Attendant, Brewer, Butcher, Cabinet Maker, Chemical Engineer, Chemical Production Operator, Chemist, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtspers,
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.