CHE3

Level 3 Chemistry

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: C. Northage

The course follows a similar pattern to that of Level 2, but provides for more in-depth study of the topics. These include organic chemistry, thermochemistry, equilibrium chemistry, and redox chemistry. Both theory and practical work are used to explore the ideas and concepts, while providing students with the required skills to progress into higher levels of study.

This is a recommended course for students considering tertiary study in Health Sciences, Engineering, AgriCommerce, AgriScience, Food Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Veterinary Science and Technology, Dental Technology, Biomedical Science and numerous majors in a Science or Applied Science degree.


The following external standard may be available as an alternative to those listed below:

A.S. 91391 v2 Chemistry 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of the properties of organic compounds - 5 credits


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 workbook

Entry Guidelines

Chemistry Achievement Standards at Level 2 (Internal and External) /consultation with Head of Faculty.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 16 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91388 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.2 - Demonstrate understanding of spectroscopic data in chemistry
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91390 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.4 - Demonstrate understanding of thermochemical principles and the properties of particles and substances
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91392 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.6 - Demonstrate understanding of equilibrium principles in aqueous systems
5
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91393 v2
NZQA Info
Chemistry 3.7 - Demonstrate understanding of oxidation-reduction processes
3
3
3
3
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 16
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 5

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 16

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Disclaimer

An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.