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L3 ELECTRONICS

Technology

This course follows on from L2TEL

This course is a University approved, Achievement Standard course in which students use a combination of practical skills and theoretical knowledge gained through L1TEL/L2TEL to design and build more complex projects such as a 3 level Elevator. Digital (written) assessments are submitted as evidence for NCEA. Picaxe programming at a more complex level is a large part of the project through the year at Level 3.

All assessments require students to learn how to:

  • Develop a Complex Electronics Outcome through testing, trailing and use of debugging techniques
  • Project Management of an outcome through the use of planning tools such as Gantt Charts, Journals, analysis of existing technological practice
  • Use the process of iteration
  • Use data and calculations (Ohms Law/Power) to justify component selections
  • Build high quality PCBs (printed circuit boards)
Teacher in charge -
Mr Steve Dymock

students in this course will be working towards

12 credits that are internally assessed and 4 credits that are externally assessed Course endorsement is possible in L3 Electronics 16 credits towards Level 1 Literacy This course is university approved