Carpentry and Joinery – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests
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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Carpentry and Joinery – SS1, SS2 and SS3 based on the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO. All the topics highlighted in the National Curriculum and the syllabus of WAEC and NECO have been accommodated in our Scheme of Work.
End of term Assessment Tests in SS1, SS2 and SS3 alongside Overall Assessment Tests are available. Schools may adopt our scheme of work because of its simplicity and ease of monitoring of academic activities.
The Scheme of Work stated below is inexhaustible. Schools are encouraged to input weeks and periods of completion of topics in accordance with the academic calendar, number of students and available classes.
SS1 Carpentry and Joinery – 1st Term Scheme of Work
Workshop and work-site safety
|(a) Workshop Rules and Regulation||(i) Safety practices (personnel)
(ii) Safety devices (preventive and protective devices)
(iii) Safety rules (machines)
(iv) Workshop layout.
|(b) First Aid||Types of first aid materials|
|(c) Worksite Safety||(v) Worksite aids e.g. ladder, steps, scaffolding, etc.
(vi) Worksite hazards
(vii) Safety precautions in worksite.
SS1 Carpentry and Joinery – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||2nd Term||Tools, Machines and Maintenance||(a) Hand Tools||(i) Woodwork hand tools (e.g., cutting tool, drilling tools, measuring and marking out tools, etc)|
|(b) Portable power tools and maintenance||(ii) Types of portable power tools e.g. jigsaw, sanders, portable power saws, etc.
(iii) Uses of hand tools and portable power tools.
|(c) Machines and maintenance||(iv) Maintenance and precautionary measures for hand tools.
(v) Sketches of hand tools or portable power tools may be required.
(vi) Types and uses of machines in carpentry and joinery workshop.
SS1 Carpentry and Joinery – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS1||3rd Term||Materials: Types and Uses||(a) Timber||(i) Growth and structure of timber.
(ii) Conversion, seasoning and uses of timber.
(iii) Common defects in timber and their remedies.
(iv) Reasons for seasoning timber.
(v) Preservation and preservatives.
(vi) Veneer and manufactured boards.
|(b) Adhesives||(i) Types of adhesives; uses and characteristics (e.g. animal glue, casein glue, ureaformaldehyde)|
|(c) Ironmongery||(i) Types of ironmongery (sketches may be required) e.g. screws, nails, hinges and locks
(ii) fixing of hinges and locks (specification for ordering nails may be required).
SS2 Carpentry and Joinery – 1st Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||1st Term||Construction principles and Techniques||
(a) Timber preparation
(c) Doors and windows
(d) Form work and centering
(e) Estimating and costing
(f) Wall paneling, cladding and partitioning
(g) Pre-fabricated building
(h) Stairs, handrail and balusters
(i) Scaffolding and ladder
(j) Estimation and costing
|(i) Sequence of timber preparation to sizes (plane woodsurface to flatness and edge to planesquareness).
(ii) Sketching and developing of working drawing.
(iii) Interpreting simple working drawings of wood projects.
(iv) Common woodwork joints, construction and uses.
(v) Simple project requiring specified joint.
(vi) Types of doors and windows.
(vii) Typesof formworks, identification, construction and uses.
(viii) Identification, design or construction of centresfor arches.
(ix) Purpose of timbering.
(x) Cost analysis of simple projects e.g. centre table, stool. Projects may be presented in form of working drawing.
SS2 Carpentry and Joinery – 2nd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||2nd Term||Finishes and Finishing||(a) Abrasive
(i) Types and grades of abrasives
(ii) Uses of abrasives
(iii) Selection of grades of abrasives
(iv) Types of finishes e.g. varnishing lacquer, paints, etc.
(v) Characteristics and application of finishes
(vi) Finishing tools – spray gun
(vii) Finishing process e.g. scraping, filling, sanding and staining.
(viii) Simple project work involving finishing.
SS2 Carpentry and Joinery – 3rd Term Scheme of Work
|SS2||3rd Term||Business Opportunities in Carpentry and Joinery Trade||(a) Furniture making
(b) Material supply and merchandising
(c) Contract work
|(i) Project work with commercial value e.g. dining table, doors, etc.
(ii) Description of a standard small scale workshop (layout/equipment).
(iii) Project work involving feasibility study reports.
SS3 Carpentry and Joinery – 1st Term Scheme of Work (Practical/Revision)
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