Level 3 Furniture Making (ITO)

13FTEC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss C. Penfold

This course is a trade related course. As a Level 3 course, independence and confidence within the workshop is expected on entry to the course. Introduction projects allow for students who have not had experience to develop these skills. Opportunity is given for own design however a list of skills are required. The project produced will be demanding in terms of skills students will demonstrate. The skills students demonstrate will use a variety of hand tools, machinery and equipment. These skills will be expected to be 

 continue to develop practical furniture making skills using hand and machine tools common to the trade. If students have taken the level 2 course it builds on those skills learnt. If students have not completed the Level 2 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.

Students develop practical furniture making skills using hand and machine tools common to the trade. Credits go towards a New Zealand Certificate in Furniture Making.

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 and or Year 12 FITO would be preferred, however, students with a keen interest in developing generic woodworking skills are welcome.

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Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2557 v9 Use adhesives and sealants in the joinery industry
3
I
2
U.S. 25559 v2 Assemble solid wood show wood shelving units
3
I
4
U.S. 25562 v2 Fit doors to a cabinet using adjustable hinges
3
I
3
U.S. 25572 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of hardware used in furniture making and its application
3
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

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