Level 3 Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr D. Martin

Recommended Prior Learning

It is recommended that students have done ether wood or engineering in years 11 or 12 but not essential. As long as the student has an inkling towards practical work can follow instructions and is a hard worker willing to learn.

Level 3 Engineering  13HMM

Engineering is a practical course that allows students to gain competence in advanced engineering skills and knowledge. The skills include the use of hand tools, power tools. lathe and milling machining, welding, and fabrication. Technical Drawing and computer aided drawing (CAD) using the laser cutter.

One main project idea is the designing and construction of a grass kart frame working as a team.

The second possible project idea is to build individually an autonomous controlled combat robot.

For further information see:  Mr Martin

Course Overview

Term 1
Drill gauge, reading a drawing, and making out exercise.
Planning the year's work, depending on what project is undertaken.
Gass Kart or autonomous controlled robot.
Materials Unit Standard

Term 2
Following terms continuing with the construction of grass kart or autonomous controlled robot.
Integrate parts into final project Achievement Standard (all year task.)
Structures Achievement Standard.

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Assessment Policy & Procedures