NCEA Level 3 Furniture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: M. Pearce


  • Drawing up working plans; and
  • Basic carpentry including making cabinet

This course builds upon the Year 11 Building course and the Year 12 Applied course.  Students design and make a project using BCITO Unit Standards.  

This is not a University Entrance approved course.

Students will complete a maximum of 21 credits and the course will be designed to suit the needs and interests of the individual students.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

To be confirmed.

Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits in Level 2 Materials Technology or by consultation with Head of Faculty.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29678 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of, select, and use materials for a Stage 3 BCATS project
U.S. 29679 v1 Develop and use BCATS project documentation for a Stage 3 BCATS project
U.S. 29684 v1 Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Pathway Tags

Mechanic, 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


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.