National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills – Level 2

Graduates of this course will be capable of effectively undertaking a range of intermediate level roles in a building, construction and allied trades situation.

Course Features

Level

2

Duration

14 Weeks

Credits

41

Eligibility

NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident

Campus

Mangere, Papakura

Starts

May 27th, June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th, Sep 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 25th and Dec 9th

Fees

Zero Fees*( conditions apply)

Course Details

Graduates of this course will be capable of effectively undertaking a range of intermediate level roles in a building, construction and allied trades situation.

Specific knowledge and skills gained will include: safe working practices; identifying, selecting, maintaining and using manual and portable  power tools; monitoring the processes and completion of quality minor construction projects; completing minor concrete works; timber garden furniture and/or a spaced residential timber deck and/or a non-consent timber-framed utility building and/ or a timber pergola and/or construction and maintenance of a basic residential fence and gate; first aid.

  •  Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects
  •  Identify, select, maintain, and use portable power tools for BCATS projects
  •  Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in a BCATS workplace
  •  Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects
  •  Plan and monitor the construction of a BCATS project, and quality check the product
  •  Complete minor concrete works as a BCATS project
  •  Erect and maintain a basic residential fence and gate as a BCATS project
  •  Erect a spaced residential timber deck up to one metre high as a BCATS project
  • Entry into this programme is open.
  • All applicants must be 16 years of age or over and be able to demonstrate that their Literacy and Numeracy levels show a readiness to succeed in this course.
  • Applicants are also required to show a readiness or interest in the building, construction and allied trades area.
  • There may be further restrictions when this course is offered under a Tertiary Education Commission contract.

Academic Pathways

The qualification could lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3).

The qualification could lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4) and apprenticeship.

Employment Pathways

Entry level roles in the building construction industry and allied trades.

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Accreditation

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