Electronic Skills Level 1
Electronics Skills Level 1 (Half Year) (L1ELSKH)
Prior Learning: Successfully completed Year 9 and Year 10 Electronics
Future Pathways/Subjects: L2ELSKH
This course is designed for students who want to learn the operation and identification of basic electronic components and the creation of simple electronic circuits using printed circuit board (PCB) and requires a Windows laptop to download and use the required software programs. It covers skills including: describing the electrical behaviour of basic electronics components; understanding of the relationship between physical components and their representation in circuit diagrams; making a printed circuit board for a simple electronic circuit; and demonstrating safe had soldering practices.
TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE : 8 Credits
EXTERNAL CREDITS :
INTERNAL CREDITS : 8 Credits
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Assessment Opportunities Offered
|Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic components||Assignment|
|Construct a simple printed circuit||
The NZ Qualifications authority has identified six categories of jobs. The aim is improve the relevance of learning for students by indicating how their learning and achievement is valued by broad sectors of the workforce. Vocational Pathways enables employers to assess whether potential employees’ skills align with their industry requirements more easily. This will be a real advantage when they look for work and training opportunities in the sector.
Students now have access to their personalised Vocational Profile on the NZQA website and it is important to students use this as tool to plan their subjects.
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