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Level 2 Engineering After Hours Academy - Waitakere College

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Nick Hackett

This Academy allows students to make a start on Pre-trade training in Mechanical Engineering at both tertiary and school. Students learn in an authentic, real life
Students will complete: NCEA Level 2 endorsed with a Vocational Pathway Award in Manufacturing and Technology.
Pathways: These standards and the experience gained will prepare students for apprenticeships or for pre-trade training at tertiary level. The students will be working towards the National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering Level 2.Eligible for course endorsement in the Manufacturing and Technology Sector. Leads on to Certificate or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Applied Technology, apprenticeship training, Certificate or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or Bachelor of Applied Technology
Programme Structure: Tuesday 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm at Waitakere College in Engineering workshop. One day a week at Tertiary provider. Students attend Unitec one day a week where they specialise in Fabrication and Welding.
Entry to the Programme: Entry into the Engineering Academy is through an application and interview process.

Recommended Prior Learning

Prerequisites: Preferably Level One Engineering. Entry at the discretion of the Engineering Director.


Credit Information

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 25075 v2 Perform basic fabrication operations under supervision
2
I
12
U.S. 21907 v3 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe welding principles and quality assurance under supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 21913 v4 Lift loads in engineering installation, maintenance, and fabrication work
2
I
2
U.S. 4436 v7 Select, use, and care for engineering marking-out equipment
2
I
3
U.S. 4435 v8 Select, use, and care for engineering dimensional measuring equipment
2
I
3
U.S. 2340 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of pneumatic system principles and operation for heavy vehicles and equipment
3
I
6
U.S. 21909 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of fasteners used in mechanical engineering
2
I
1
U.S. 2396 v7 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of portable hand held engineering power tools
2
I
4
U.S. 2395 v9 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the selection, use, and care of engineering hand tools
2
I
4
Total Credits
34
11
 Construction & Infrastructure
 Manufacturing & Technology
 Primary Industries
 Services Industries
 Social & Community Services
 Creative Industries