FUR301

Furniture Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Furniture 301

A multi-level course overseen by Competenz and BCITO. The emphasis is on practical skills and working drawings, leading to quality furniture products. Credits are obtained by studying related theory units. Expect to gain 13 credits. Students who wish to pursue the BCITO Build Ability Challenge (L2) should opt for this class. 

Optional Standards
US 14998 Pictorial Drawings (4 credits)
AS 91610 Conceptual Design (6 credits)



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).

Recommended Prior Learning

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

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
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
A.S. 91620 v3
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
U.S. 25537 v2
NZQA Info
Set a bandsaw to cut furniture components
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 14996 v4
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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12

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 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.