12TRX
This course requires 3 options.

Trades Course

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: K. Backhouse-Smith

This course is designed to give students an incite into the exciting opportunities relating to the Trades.  It will run across 3 option lines and the assessment will be based on Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) Unit Standards in Wood, Graphics/Maths and Competnz (industry training organisation) Standards in Metal work.  This course also includes work experience in a range of trades organisations.

Students that opt for Trades will have to complete 3 options in 3 different option lines.  Trades Wood, Trades Metal and Trades Graphics.  Entry onto the Trades course is by selection; an interview will be arranged.  A maximum of 16 students will be selected.

Trades Wood:  This course will require students to complete several skills-based projects.  All units of work contribute to BCITO Unit Standards.

Trades Graphics: Trades Graphics gives students the opportunity to apply mathematical processes, sketching, formal drawings and interpreting working plans to trades situations.  Students will then apply these skills to produce working drawings to build an outdoor project.

Trades Metal: Students will complete metal-based projects in engineering.



Recommended Prior Learning

None, but all applicants must be prepared to undertake an interview where their suitability for this programme is assessed.             

This subject takes up 4 columns on the timetable (counts for 4 subjects). Open to Year 12 and Year 13 students.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 88 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 88 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 497 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2395 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of engineering hand tools
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2396 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of portable hand held engineering power tools
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4435 v8
NZQA Info
Select, use, and care for engineering dimensional measuring equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4436 v7
NZQA Info
Select, use, and care for engineering marking-out equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12927 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use, hand tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12932 v5
NZQA Info
Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12936 v6
NZQA Info
Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17593 v5
NZQA Info
Apply safe work practices in the workplace
4
4
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17602 v6
NZQA Info
Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19522 v5
NZQA Info
Undertake job safety analysis
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22607 v4
NZQA Info
Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24350 v3
NZQA Info
Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24351 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of and use fixed machinery in the construction of BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24353 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of and create sketches and drawings for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24361 v3
NZQA Info
Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25075 v2
NZQA Info
Perform basic fabrication operations under supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 88
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.