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

ACDB11
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: I. Mataraki

Recommended Prior Learning

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


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.


Faculties:

All Academies (AWVA), Resistant Materials



Pathway

Level 2 Carpentry Academy Full Time

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

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