Level 2 Mechanical Engineering


COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course enables you to build on the basic metal working skills learned in Level 1 Mechanical Engineering. Engineering mathematics, engineering drawing and mechanics also form part of this course.

You will complete two projects:-

  • a soft hammer
  • catapult

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will develop the knowledge of materials and develop the skills needed to use the tools and equipment to complete a project to a high standard.

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

Successfully completed Level 1 Mechanical Engineering.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External UE Literacy R/W




X
US 20917 Demonstrate basic knowledge of engineering materials 2 Int X
US 4435 Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment 3 Int X
AS 91357 Undertake effective development to make and trial a prototype 6 Int X
AS 91344 Implement advanced procedures using resistant materials to make a specified product with special features 6 Int X


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

17


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

Every student in this course will be required to sign a contract regarding the use of the school workshop and the tools and equipment. Breaking the contract will result in removal from the class.

Every standard in this course contains written tasks to be completed. Students who are entitled to reader/writer assistance need to draw this to the attention of the teacher at the beginning of the school year so that assistance can be arranged well before the deadlines of the assessment.

Due dates will be advised by your teacher and are not negotiable. Incomplete work will not be assessed subject to the school NCEA policy.

Metalworking is dirty work

You are responsible for protecting your clothing. A dust coat or overalls are recommended.

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

This course leads onto the Level 3 Materials Technology course or onto tertiary training or an apprenticeship program and into the workforce with many highly sought after practical skills.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

$60 for materials