300MEG

Level 3 Mechanical Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Gillespie

This course builds on the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2 providing opportunities for students to build their own engineering product. Past projects have included mini-motorbikes, drift trikes and radio-controlled models. The assessments are a mix of Level 2 and 3 Standards, which continue to count towards a Mechanical apprenticeship if students are considering this vocational pathway.  Optional Achievement Standards are offered to enable Course Endorsement.  This course works well for Electronics students wanting to construct the mechanical elements of a larger design project.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Additional materials.

Recommended Entry Criteria

14 credits Level 2 Mechanical Engineering including Level 2 Safety Standard, or see HOD.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2436 v8
NZQA Info
Create three-dimensional engineering models using CAD software under supervision
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 20799 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of common engineering metals
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91620 v4
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.20 - Implement complex procedures to integrate parts using resistant materials to make a specified product
6
6
6
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91625 v3
NZQA Info
Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.25 - Demonstrate understanding of a complex machine
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 9

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

At time of compiling courses for 2021 every effort has been made to ensure the information contained online is accurate.  However, it is possible that some course/assessment structures will be subject to change.

All courses are dependent on student numbers and staffing. Students will be advised if the school is unable to provide the subjects they select.



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