Trades Level 1

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Slaney

Recommended Prior Learning

A good level of safety is required.

Completed a mechanics or furniture/wood HIP or Kete class in year 9 or 10 would be an advantage

Please talk to the HOD of technology.

Trades Level 1

This would be an individual or class negotiated course and use unit standards  from BCITO, Computenz, MITO, Fairview motors, Wintec. It could cover a small amount of credits covering a range of areas and focus students who are interested in pursuing a career in a Trade.  Trade related math's in also included in this course.

Standards will be based on the class and student interest, 12-18 credits over a range of subject areas in furniture making, engineering, automotive will be covered.

Course Overview

Term 1
Engineering based project and assessment

Term 2
Wood based project based and assessment

Term 3
Automotive/Marine based project and assessment

Learning Areas:



Trades Level 2

Career Pathways

Copywriter, Patternmaker, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Landscape Architect, Signmaker

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Initially $65 for Materials plus additional costs dependent on the project made.

Assessment Information Project and knowledge assessments
Pathway Tags

Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista 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


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.