This programme is the first step for young learners wanting to explore a career in building and construction industry.Study full-time and learn the basics of building and construction. Usually studied in conjunction with Level 2.
New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills (Level 1)
12 weeks full time
NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident
This programme is for those learners intending to gain an introduction to basic skills relevant to the building, construction, and allied trades sector. It provides foundation knowledge and skills relevant to a wide range of trade occupations within the building and construction industry. Students will learn about health and safety procedures, develop their knowledge of measurements and calculations, learn basic skills in relation to the use and maintenance of hand tools, and develop the ability to effectively use construction materials plans in a workshop through the completion of 2 BCATS projects.
What are the benefits
This level 1 programme is designed to provide a taster of the construction and building industry. Develop entry level skills and knowledge by building timber projects such as garden furniture.
This programme starts you on your journey towards being a builder or carpenter, and there are many job opportunities in the booming construction industry.
This is a full-time programme that runs Monday to Friday, helping to prepare you for entering the workforce or further studies once you graduate. Increase your skills, employability, and paycheck as you progress sequentially from Level 1 to 3.
Eligible youth learners will have access to additional support like travel allowances, safety gear and uniforms.
“I love the learning environment. Everyone gets to learn, there’s no distraction around, everyone’s helping each other around, and Josh is great, our branch manager here in Takanini (Papakura)”,