1BUILD1

1 Building and Construction (1BUILD1)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Van Garderen

Students will learn to work with a range of materials and tools as they discover basic skills required in the construction and trade industry. Working with both hand and power tools students will learn safety in the workshop and tool maintenance. Building an outside chair and sawhorse will be the two main projects with a focus more on practical skills with a small amount of written work to reinforce what is being learnt. This course is designed for learners of all abilities.




Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommend that students have completed the Y11 Construction course however students who have performed well in the junior school may be considered on consultation with Mr Van Garderen 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $45.00 for in class materials and resources. * See take home component below

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Student Take Home Components. Note a full payment of course contribution will allow learners to take home any items they produce during the course. Otherwise items remain the property of the school for community purchase at the end of year. This helps to replace course materials.
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

No additional course specific stationery items other than the Senior Stationery list are required for this course

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12932 v5
NZQA Info
Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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. 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
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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