Mechanical Engineering Level 2

MEC201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Mechanical Engineering 201

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. 

Not all standards will be assessed for every student. A selection will be chosen to suit chosen projects. Likely credits will be around 17-21 in total for the year. 




Pathway

Mechanical Engineering Level 3

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$65 for take home projects


Recommended Prior Learning

Successful completion of at least 8 credits at Level 1 Mechanical Engineering or by approval of the HOD. 


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91357 v3 Generic Technology 2.4 - Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype
2
I
6
A.S. 91344 v4 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 2.20 - Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features
2
I
6
U.S. 21911 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of safety on engineering worksites
2
I
2
U.S. 20917 v4 Demonstrate basic knowledge of engineering materials
2
I
2
U.S. 4436 v7 Select, use, and care for engineering marking-out equipment
2
I
3
U.S. 2396 v7 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of portable hand held engineering power tools
2
I
4
U.S. 2395 v9 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of engineering hand tools
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Pathway Tags

Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication 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.