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Level 3 Trades Academy Electrical

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Perks

Students will spend 3 days a week at the ETCO (Electrical Training Organisation) base in Mount Wellington studying how to become an Electrician. 

The two days in school consist of Financial Literacy, PE, Project Day and revision time with a Physics teacher to ensure there is a thorough understanding of the 3 days with ETCO. 

You will work towards 120 Level 3 credits at ETCO and other credits in school which are aimed at making you the best Electrical apprentice and possible future University candidate.

Successful completion can lead to an Electrical apprenticeship.

Recommended Prior Learning

NCEA Level 1 or above, including 10 Maths, 10 English and 12 Science is preferred followed by an interview with the HoLA Technology/Trades Academy.

If you are unsure - ASK and see the Trades Team in the Technology Learning Area.

Pathway

Successful completion of this programme can lead to an electrical apprenticeship.
Successful achievement includes punctuality, possessing the correct attitude, having regular attendance as well as continued achievement.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 121 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 121 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 750 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electrical test instruments and take measurements
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1204 v8
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of earthing
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5932 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of protection of circuits from static electricity and magnetic interference
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6401 v6
NZQA Info
Provide first aid
1
1
1
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6402 v8
NZQA Info
Provide basic life support
1
1
1
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15848 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safeguards for use with portable electrical appliances
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15852 v6
NZQA Info
Isolate and test low-voltage electrical subcircuits
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15855 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of circuit protection
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15866 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of and the procedures for the examination of and testing of electrical installations
Level: 4
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25070 v4
NZQA Info
Explain the properties of conductors, insulators, and semiconductors and their effect on electrical circuits
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 7
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25071 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electromotive force (e.m.f.) production
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 25072 v5
NZQA Info
Apply electromagnetic theory to a range of problems
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29465 v1
NZQA Info
Apply knowledge of electrical safety and safe working practices for electrical workers
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29466 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of legislation and Standards governing electrical workers
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29467 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the electrical industry ethical work practices
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29468 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe plant isolation, re-commissioning, and associated electrical testing procedures
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29469 v2
NZQA Info
Select and install flexible cords and cables
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29470 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electric motor and generator construction and operation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29471 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electric switchboards and lighting and power circuits
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29472 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electric lighting systems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29473 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of single-phase and three-phase transformers
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29474 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of electrical fittings and components and their installation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29475 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of electronics
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29476 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of capacitance, inductance, power factor, and power factor correction
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 7
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29477 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand national electricity grid and associated electrical protection
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29479 v1
NZQA Info
Draw and explain electrical diagrams
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29480 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of electric circuit design, control, and protection
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29481 v1
NZQA Info
Apply knowledge of lighting installation, testing, repair, and disposal
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29482 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of special power supplies
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29483 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate and apply knowledge of single-phase and three-phase rotating machines
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29484 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate intermediate knowledge for working in electrical trades
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29557 v1
NZQA Info
Apply fundamental techniques for identifying and locating faults in electrical fittings or systems
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29578 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of automotive braking, steering and suspension system components in the collision repair industry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 121
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0