3BUILD

3 Building and Construction: Product Design (3BUILD)

Course Description

This course is designed for students who are looking for a future in construction, joinery, carpentry or another of the trades. This course uses BCATS units and will total 27 credits at the end of the project. Students will be working in small groups to build an outside playhouse and will include research, design, power tools, materials, communication and building to specification. This is a full-year course and looks at constructing a house from the foundations up. This is a very hands-on course with paperwork done in class to support the practical work.

Course Overview

Term 1
Under take a major level 3 BCATS project

Term 2
Advanced level 3 construction techniques.
demonstrating the knowledge to select and use materials for a level 3 project.

Term 3
Developing and using BCATS project documentation for a stage 3 project.

Term 4
Complete a major project.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students enrolling in this course should have completed year 12 Building and construction or year 12 Technology.

A very good year 11 pass would be considered.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
Course Fee $25.00 towards class materials and resources to help us replace course materials.


Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
Group Project. The class produced items remain the property of the school for community purchase at the end of the year or semester.
Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the 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

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 29677 v1
NZQA Info
Follow safe workplace practices, and contribute to a health and safety culture, in a BCATS environment
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29678 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of, select, and use materials for a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29680 v1
NZQA Info
Communicate and work collaboratively in a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29682 v1
NZQA Info
Select, use, and maintain tools, equipment and machinery for a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29684 v1
NZQA Info
Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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