Trades Course

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

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

Pathway Tags

Carpenter, Civil Engineer, Plumber, Electrician, Commercial Diver, Heavy Diesel Operator, Aircraft Mechanic, Architect, Roofer, Brick Layer, Painter, Welder, Power Utility Technician, Solar Energy Technology, Aviation Maintenance Technology, Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale, 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, Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter, Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, 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 Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson


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.