Level 3 Woodwork (L3WOD)


This course is primarily workshop based however, there is quite a step up to Level 3 and you will be expected to show your design skills and show creativity.

You will design and make a project in the workshop.You will need to be self motivated and show initiative in your work. 

What will I learn?

What should I have done already?

You must have successfully completed Level 2 Woodwork in order to have the skills needed for this course. Or at the discretion of the Head of Technology

Assessment outline


Assessment regulations

There will usually not be an opportunity for reassessment.

Authenticity and appeals

Assessment work completed must be your own work.

These issues are dealt with by the college’s assessment procedures.

Every standard in this course contains written tasks to be completed. Students who are entitled to reader/writer assistance need to draw this to the attention of the teacher at the beginning of the school year so that assistance can be arranged well before the deadlines of the assessment.

Due dates will be advised by your teacher and are not negotiable. Incomplete work will not be assessed subject to the school NCEA policy.

Please visit the New Zealand Qualification Authority page for more details.

Where does this course lead?

This programme provides a good base for students who would like to enter the fields of building, construction, roofing, painting and decorating, infrastructure and joinery. 

The programme also provides a good base for students who will be entering other related areas such as architecture and quantity surveying. 

Course endorsement

To achieve course endorsement, you will need at least 14 credits including an external.

Indicative costs

For all indicative course costs please see the course costs page.