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Upholstery – SS1, SS2 & SS3 Curriculum; Scheme of Work; Assessment Tests

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ASSURE Educational Services has put-together the scheme of work on Upholstery  – 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 Upholstery – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS1 1st Term Introduction to upholstery (a) Description of upholstery and upholstery articles;
(b) Characteristics of upholstery workshops and articles;
(c) Origin and styles of upholster.





SS1 Upholstery – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS1 2nd Term Upholstery workshop safety. (a) Safety: rules, regulations and precautions regarding clothing, habits, tools and materials, safety signs and posters;
(b) Machine shop safety;
(c) Safe use of machines, tools and devices;
(d) Safe storage of tools, materials and equipment
(e) Accident: meaning, causes and management techniques;
(f) Fire: meaning, types, sources, equipment and methods of handling;
(g) First aid: meaning, equipment and administration.
Upholstery tools and machines (a) Hand tools: types (e.g. hammers, needles, pair of scissors/shears, etc), identification, uses and maintenance;
(b) Power tools: definition, types (staplers, buttoning machine, electrical cutter, glue gun, etc);
(c) Machines: types (e.g. sewing machine, foam cutter, industrial machine), identification, parts, description, uses and specific maintenance




SS1 Upholstery – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS1 3rd Term Upholstery materials (a) Description;
(b) Classification (e.g. platform, padding/stuffing, covering, fasteners and fittings, etc);
(c) Uses.





SS2 Upholstery – 1st Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS2 1st Term Upholstery design and drawing (a) Drawing principles;
(b) Drawing instruments: types and uses;
(c) Lines: types and uses;
(d) Construction of plane figures and solids (e.g. triangles, ellipses, pyramids, shaped blocks);
(e) Methods of presenting drawings (e.g. freehand sketching, orthographic projections, pictorial drawing, etc);
(f) Design fundamentals (e.g. appearance, functionality, etc);
(g) Design stages: problem identification, alternative solutions, selection of best alternative, production of:
working drawings, cutting list, estimates, workshop rod, template, etc.




SS2 Upholstery – 2nd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS2 2nd Term Upholstery construction and repair (a) Types of upholstery construction: half upholstery, full upholstery;
(b) Parts of upholstery works: frame, padding, covering (Identification, selection of materials);
(c) Upholstery construction (Principles, processes, joints, standard sizes, parts relationships, setting out, cutting out, sewing, fixing, finishing, decorating;
(d) Repair of faults in upholstery work:
– Types (e.g. stains, tears breakages, etc).
– Sources
– Identification
– Estimation
– Repair.
Maintenance and repair of upholstery tools and machines (a) Types of maintenance (routine, preventive, corrective, diagnostic, etc);
(b) Maintenance activities (cleaning, oiling, greasing, changing of parts, etc);
(c) Importance of maintenance and repairs;
(d) Tools, machines, equipment and materials;
(e) Housekeeping;
(f) Maintenance records.





SS2 Upholstery – 3rd Term Scheme of Work

Class Term Main Topics Contents
SS2 3rd Term Upholstery workshop management (a) Workshop environment: building, utilities, storage, facilities, etc.
(b) Workshop layout: types, facilities conveniences, etc.
(c) Workshop personnel and their functions.
(d) Tools, equipment and materials’ control: procurement, storage, issuing.
(e) Workshop records (e.g. job card, tool card, stock cards, etc).
Introduction to entrepreneurship (a) Entrepreneurship: meaning and purposes;
(b) Characteristics of entrepreneurs;
(c) Business organization: types and their characteristics, forming a business organization;
(d) Sources of capital;
(e) Careers and job opportunities;
(f) Feasibility studies: meaning, content

 

SS3 Upholstery – 1st & 2nd Term Scheme of Work – Practicals/Revision


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