Mechanical Engineering Level 1

MEC101
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

Mechanical Engineering Level 2

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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91047 v4 Generic Technology 1.4 - Undertake development to make a prototype to address a brief
1
I
6
U.S. 22926 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of safety procedures in a specific engineering workshop
1
I
2
U.S. 22923 v3 Demonstrate basic engineering workshop skills under close supervision
1
I
12
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


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.