Level 1 Trades Science
Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Dryburgh
Trades Science covers standards that may be of use to students aiming for careers in the trades.
What will I learn and how will I learn?
The course consists of 20 Level 1 Credits. There are two investigations, involving experiments and written work. There is one external examination, Level 1 Mechanics.
Conditions of Assessment
Most assessment will be completed with a mixture of in class and out of class time. However, some standards require work only to be completed in class time. This is to ensure authenticity - that all work that you submit is your own. It is important that you understand the conditions of assessment for these standards and that you direct any questions about when and how you're able to work on them to your teacher.
The teachers will be working together to get the best results for students as individuals from their year of study. There will be two school examinations. These will be set and marked to the same standard as NZQA. They are very good indicators for progress towards gaining NCEA, and students should take them seriously by preparing themselves through revision.
Submitting Internal Assessments
It is important that students take note of the due dates for their internal assessments. All internal assessments must be submitted on or prior to the due date, unless prior approval has been granted for special circumstances (refer to NCEA guidelines or talk to their teacher about this). Assessments that are submitted after the due date, without prior approval, will receive a Not Achieved.
Resubmissions and Reassessments
Further assessment opportunities MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE due to the full content nature of this course.
Introduction. AS90947 (5 weeks)
KEY DATES: Week 5: Assessment; Week 9: Assessment
KEY DATES: Week 7: Assessment
KEY DATES: Week 9/10: Derived Grade examinations
Revision and reassessment
KEY DATES: Revision and reassessment; Week 5: NCEA examinations
Recommended Prior Learning
Entry is open.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines