Level 2 Electronics

2TEL
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Napier

This course is for those students who want to build on their interest and knowledge gained from the Science course in the 1SCI or 1SCO. It focuses on
• Components, how to identify, test, and assemble.
• Making several types of circuit boards and learn to solder.
• Calculate and make predictions on how circuits work.
• Using a programmable chip like Picaxe and Arduino to design circuits.
• Completing an open ended project.

It is a hands on course which allows for plenty of practical work.

Students will complete 4 Unit standards with an optional 5th standard if the students wishes to gain the New Zealand certificate in electronics technology.
This course provides a foundation for further study at tertiary level in fields such as computer science, electronics and engineering, and for students who are interested in the electrical trades.


Pathway

Level 3 Electronics

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18239 v7 Demonstrate introductory knowledge of circuit concepts and measurements for electronics
2
I
5
U.S. 18240 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic components
2
I
5
U.S. 18241 v7 Demonstrate knowledge of basic electronic systems
2
I
5
U.S. 18242 v7 Construct a simple printed circuit
2
I
3
U.S. 18243 v7 Construct a simple electronic product from a supplied circuit schematic
2
I
6
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.