Manufacturing & Technology WTA - Year 1 (Level 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Donovan

Recommended Prior Learning

An application process including an interview with Mrs Donovan. Proven reliability, honesty and trustworthiness. Ability to work in a self-directed, independent environment.

Level 2 - Manufacturing & Technology

In this program you’ll build your own fuel-powered bike which you will get to keep at the end of the year. You will learn automotive, electrical, engineering, panel beating, and industrial spray-painting skills as you work through the process of building your bike.

Vocational pathway: Manufacturing and technology

Program modules: Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and automotive engineering

NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in Year 2)

Entry criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with normal school work. The unit standards achieved at the WTA will count towards NCEA Level 1, 2, or 3.

Number of credits: 29

Program structure: 1 day per week (8.30am-3pm) during the school term.

Learning Areas:

Trades Academy, Vocational Pathways

Career Pathways

Product Assembler, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Tailor/Dressmaker, Chemical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Bus Driver, Textile Process Operator, Chemical Production Operator, Concrete Worker, Jeweller, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Plastics Worker, Food and Beverage Factory Worker, Health and Safety Adviser, Industrial Spray Painter, Plastics Technician, Copywriter, Survey Technician, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Aquaculture Farmer, Marine Biologist, Medical Physicist, Electronics Engineer, Bank Worker, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biotechnologist, Fabrication Engineer, Cabinet Maker, Clinical Physiologist, Farm Assistant, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Diver, Telecommunications Technician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Event Manager, Technical Writer, Systems Administrator, Oral Health Therapist, Medical Imaging Technologist, General Practitioner, Electronics Trades Worker, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Information Technology Architect, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Welder, Ranger, Marine Engineer, Food Technologist, Forestry Scientist, Furniture Finisher, Geophysicist, Health Services Manager, Radiation Therapist, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Production Manager, Project Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Secondary School Teacher, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Scrum Master, Garment Technician, Fire Engineer