ACDB11

Level 1 Building Pre-Academy. One hour a day.

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: I. Mataraki

This course covers skills in communication, maths, quality standards, workshop procedures, job specifications, health and safety, materials knowledge, hand tools, power tools, and operating fixed machinery. This will lead students to the Carpentry Academy (Yr 12), and the Building Academy, (Yr 13). The course will consist of projects, for example making a set of steps and a coffee table. This course runs one period a day each day and can be combined with the Multi Skills academy. Female Yr 11 students might also like to select the new Girls in Carpentry course, which is open to Yr 11 female students.

Recommended Prior Learning

Previous study not required but previous experience in wood would be an advantage.

Pathway

This course is a great introduction for students who are interested in the Trades, particularly for building.

All Academy and Pre Academy courses are fees free.
Students in the Building Pre-Academy can wear the black Academy polo shirt instead of the normal MHS shirt and blazer. Black Academy polo shirts can ONLY be purchased from the MHS Academy offices. No other type is allowed.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24352 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe working practices and use PPE during the construction of a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24355 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of construction and manufacturing materials used in BCATS projects
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24356 v3
NZQA Info
Apply elementary procedures and processes for a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25919 v3
NZQA Info
Use hardware and fastenings for a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25920 v3
NZQA Info
Use joints for a BCATS project
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 31512 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of BCATS trades involved in the construction of a residential building

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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