MEC101

Mechanical Engineering Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Mechanical Engineering

A workshop course with the emphasis on practical skills leading to greater knowledge and understanding of Mechanical Engineering systems and implementations. Credits are obtained by a combination of theory and practical based assessment provided through Tools4Work, as well as NCEA achievement standards. Successful projects in the past have included a gravity powered vehicle or drift trike. 



Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65 for take home projects

Recommended Prior Learning

Successful completion of a year 10 Technology course or by approval of the HOD. 

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
A.S. 91047 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
6
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. 22926 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures in a specific engineering workshop
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22923 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic engineering workshop skills under close supervision
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
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 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.