L3 Technical Skills
Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer
For students who are yet to decide upon a career path involving university education, trade, apprenticeship or a possible course of study at a Polytechnic. This course will be skills based in the Wood Materials Technology workshop and will focus on developing determination and a positive attitude to hard work.
It will include machine competency, hand tool efficiency, technical drawing and production line work. It will be linked to work experience programmes and guest speaker visits. Strict compliances with industry work standards and workplace safety will be expected. Projects for the students to take home will be wooden furniture items directed by the teacher.
This course will be assessed to a selection of internally assessed Achievement Standards at L3. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 9 L3 credits of a mainly practical nature and a further 10 L3 credits should they elect to complete an individual design portfolio of drawings, photographs and theory work. It is potentially a 19 credit internally assessed Achievement Standard course.
Required Prior Learning
Architectural Technician, Boat builder, Building and construction Engineer, Cabinet maker, Carpenter, CNC programmer, Coachbuilder, Computer Aided Design worker, Digital Artist, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical trades worker, Engineering machinist, Fabrication Engineer, Game designer, Gasfitter, Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Industrial designer, Interior designer, Joiner, Landscape Architect, Marine Engineer, Marine Technician, Mechanic, Mechanical Engineer, Metal worker, Motor body builder, Plumber, Product designer, Quantity surveyor, Sign maker, Spatial designer, Telecommunications technician, Weapons Engineer officer, Welder, etc.,