Approx Cost:
Materials $140.00. Any extra materials used will be charged accordingly.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is of benefit for this course
Entry Requirements:

Students need at least 12 credits in NCEA Level 1 Materials Technology or by negotiation with the HOD. Class maximum 24.

Course Outline:

The course will give a wide and varied experience in fabrication, fitting and turning, welding and brazing.  Through a single project the class will develop their problem-solving skills, their personal management and teamwork skills and further refine manufacturing and fitting skills using a range of materials.  Good safe working practices will be developed alongside striving for success in applying skills to their work.  A MIG welding block course will be available for a limited number of students.

Where Does It Lead:

Year 13 Materials Technology Advanced, polytechnic courses in metal-related trades and related employment opportunities in the engineering industry e.g. fitter, turner, welder, engineer, blacksmith, sheet metal fabricator, plastic engineering, etc.

For further information see:
Mr P McLean, Mr S Childs.