12FTEC

Level 2 Furniture Making (ITO)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss C. Penfold

This course is a trade related course. Students continue to develop practical furniture making skills using hand and machine tools common to the trade. If students have taken the level 1 course it builds on those skills learnt. If students have not completed the Level 1 course, they are given the opportunity to through practice work to develop new skills and then build on them. Credits go towards a New Zealand Certificate in Furniture Making.

The units focus on health and safety,  accuracy in use of tools and machinery. Then quality of finish in a practical outcome is expected to be of a high standard. Independence within the workshop and confidence is a significant part of assessment.

This course prepares students for trade based apprenticeships. See the Competenz link below for more information.

http://www.competenz.org.nz/


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Approximately $120.00 for equipment and materials.
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students having achieved credits at Year 11 FITO would be preferred, however, students with a keen interest in developing generic woodworking skills are welcome.

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 16235 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of manufactured boards used in furniture operations
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18915 v2
NZQA Info
Use fixing hardware in furniture making
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25569 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of timber types and insect attack in furniture operations
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25570 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of abrasives used in furniture production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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