L2 Technology Wood

L2TEWD
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Meyer

Required Prior Learning


Either gained nine L1 credits in any NCEA L1 Technology subject and/or at the discretion of HOD Technology.



A student centred course dealing with real problem solving in a practical environment. The students establish a client for whom they produce a creative practical solution by using technological practice. They will break the client’s problem down into key factors, then research possible solutions and apply that research to the final practical solution. 

Students will work predominantly with wood with the option to use other materials. There is a clear focus on carefully planning out well designed and constructed projects. Construction of scale models and the use of design software is also encouraged. This course would be ideal for any student wishing to either progress to higher education, become an accomplished designer or undertake any trade or technology based career. The students will gain practical skills from this course.

This course will be assessed to a selection of L2 Technology Achievement Standards. Assessment is a combination of both internally and externally assessed standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 24 credits at L2. Technology is an approved domain subject and is appropriate for students intending to study at university.


Learning Areas:

Technology Resistant Materials [Design & Visual Communication & Electronics]


Assessment Procedures
Pathway

L3 Electronics, L3 Product Development Design Metal, L3 Product Development Design Wood, L3 Technical Skills

Career Pathways

Mining Engineer, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Sound Technician, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biotechnologist, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Miner/Quarry Worker, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Technical Writer, Driller, Geologist, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Engineering Machinist, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Marine Engineer, Locksmith, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Scaffolder, Test Analyst

Course Costs

Cost for course materials that will be consumed or taken home. NB: For students who design larger, or more complex projects, the school fee may not cover the total cost of their materials. Any students in this situation will be invoiced later in the year on a case by case basis. $130


Pathway Tags

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Architect, Architectural Technician, Boat builder, Building and construction Engineer, Cabinet maker, Carpenter, Civil Engineer, CNC programmer, Coachbuilder, Computer Aided Design worker, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical trades worker, Engineering machinist, Fabrication Engineer, Industrial designer, Interior designer, Joiner, Landscape Architect, Mechanical Engineer, Metal worker, Naval Architect, Plumber, Product designer, Quantity surveyor, Sign maker, Spatial designer, Telecommunications technician, Weapons Engineer officer, Welder, etc.