FUR3

Furniture Making Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Slaney

Furniture Making Level 3

A multi-level course overseen by Competenz and BCITO. 

Students have the opportunity to make their own project design.  Some of the past students have made pet house, computer boxes, chairs and storage units.

Students have the opportunity to create a course that suits them.  This can be done using Unit standards/Achievement standards or a mixture of both form the list below. 

If Achievement standards are selected and they achieved 14credits or more they can us this as a university approved subject and gain a subject endorsement in Technology.

If a students is in the Mechanics class and completing achievement standards then they must choose which subject they wish to receive the credits in. This can be in negotiation with the teachers.

The emphasis is on practical skills leading to quality furniture products. 

Credits are obtained by completing project/s and knowledge assessments. 



Course Overview

Term 1
Project research and choice
Writing a brief
Creating a conceptual design
Planning the manufacturing process
Starting the project

Term 2
Making chosen project
Managing project making

Term 3
Completing chosen project
Managing project making
Documentation of project manufacturing process

Term 4
Complete project manufacturing process documentation

Recommended Prior Learning


Achieved at least 9 credits in Furniture Making 201, or with HOD approval. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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

Assessment Information

Practical projects and knowledge assessments

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 32 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 14996 v6
NZQA Info
Construct working drawings for use in furniture making
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91608 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.1 - Undertake brief development to address an issue within a determined context
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91609 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.2 - Undertake project management to support technological practice
4
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91610 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91620 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91631 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 3.34 - Produce working drawings to communicate production details for a complex design
6
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 32
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 26

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

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.