WTAEE2

Electrical Engineering WTA - Year 1 (Level 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Donovan

Level 2 - Electrical Engineering

In this project based course our tutors will lead you through the electrical principles of basic magnetism and electromagnetism, basic understanding of electrical and electronic components, electrical mathematics and calculations, electrical circuit concepts, designing and the manufacture of an electronic project; all the while being carefully shown how to operate within a safe working environment.

Vocational pathway: Manufacturing and Technology and Construction and Infrastructure

NCEA level: Level 2

Number of credits: 30 credits

Programme structure: This course will run 1 day per week (8.30am - 3pm) during the school term.

Duration of programme: 32 weeks

Location: Wintec Rotokauri Campus, 51 Akoranga Rd, Hamilton



Recommended Prior Learning

Entry criteria: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one, and 100% of the available credits relating to your chosen year two module. Candidates who do not meet this may be accepted at the discretion of the WTA.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 5911 v5
NZQA Info
Explain basic magnetism and electromagnetism as applied to the electrotechnology industry
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5922 v6
NZQA Info
Use cutting tools and machines in the performance of electrical installation and maintenance
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6626 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical and electronic components
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17799 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of testing for electrical safety for electrical appliance servicing - single-phase
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18239 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate introductory knowledge of circuit concepts and measurements for electronics
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18241 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic systems
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18243 v8
NZQA Info
Construct a simple electronic product from a supplied circuit schematic
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23751 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical calculations and theory, test instruments, and components of electrical equipment
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: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.