11TEN

NCEA Level 1 Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Burr

Level 1 Engineering contains Level 1 and Level 2 Achievement Standards and, in some cases, Unit Standards. The course is designed to provide a broad range of engineering aligned knowledge and skills that are transferable to both Tertiary and Vocational pathways. Students will gain specialized knowledge and experience during the design, planning and construction of predominantly metal based projects.

The course is a blend of practical and written Standards and has an emphasis on personalized learning. This course has 2 compulsory Standards and students are able to choose additional standards that reflect the demands of their project, abilities and personal interest.

Students can design and manufacture a drift trike or design their own project that reflects their own interests and abilities. There will be a focus on manufacturing CNC and laser cut parts during the manufacturing phase of their project.

Students will normally be entered for between 16 and 24 credits and are able to select a course that enables them to gain a Subject Excellence Endorsement.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

The students are charged $285 with provides all the parts and Materials for the drift trike project. If students choose to manufacture alternative projects they will initially be charged $120. For projects above this value the additional costs will be calculated and agreed upon prior to the student commencing manufacture..

Pathway

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91044 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.1 - Undertake brief development to address a need or opportunity
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91048 v4
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports decision-making
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91052 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of the ways a technological outcome, people, and social and physical environments interact
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91057 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 1.20 - Implement basic procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91356 v3
NZQA Info
Generic Technology 2.3 - Develop a conceptual design for an outcome
6
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 12
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0