Construction Trades

Campus

WelTec Petone 

Whitireia Porirua

Whitireia Porirua

Cost:

Free

   
Days

Thursday & Friday 

Monday & Tuesday

Thursday & Friday 

Hours

9.00am – 2.30pm (half hour lunch) 

9.00am – 2.30pm (half hour lunch) 

9.00am – 2.30pm (half hour lunch) 

Equipment: 

Protective clothing and safety equipment is provided if appropriate

 

 

Travel:

This is provided free, subject to students meeting MoE requirements 

 

 

Orientation

Thursday 13 February 2020 

Monday 10 February 2020

Thursday 13 February 2020 

Dates*

Thursday 13 February – Friday 13 November 2020 (33 weeks)

Monday 10 February – Tuesday 10 November 2020 (33 weeks)

Thursday 13 February – Friday 13 November 2020 (33 weeks)

Application:

Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in the WTA by their secondary school 

 

 

Interview:

Students must attend an interview. We encourage a family member or school representative to attend

 

 

  

Qualification

NCEA Level 2 with credit towards Vocational Pathway award

 

Credits

On successful completion of this course, students will have gained 51 credits

 

Learning Outcomes

A student successfully completing this strand will be able to:

  • perform basic residential plumbing maintenance
  • draw simple patterns for, and cut and join sheet metal for plumbing and gasfitting components
  • perform basic residential and painting and decorating
  • select and install flexible cords
  • read and interpret plans and specifications for construction projects
  • plan, construct, monitor and quality check a non-consent timber-framed utility building 
  • use tools and equipment safely, and follow health and safety procedures in a workshop and construction site

 

Assessment

Assessment is competency-based against unit standard outcomes and related evidence requirements.
They will follow the processes required by NZQA and relevant industry requirements as outlined by the relevant Industry Training Organisations.

 

Students will be assessed against the following criteria:

Course Title Level  Credits  Version 

Plumbing 

Comprises the following unit standards:

2 13  
24357   Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects 2 4 3
25068   Perform basic residential plumbing maintenance under supervision 2 5 1
25069   Perform basic residential roofing maintenance under supervision 2 4 1
       

Painting and Electrical

Comprises the following unit standards: 

2 8  
5907   Work safely with electrical equipment  2 1 6
17799  Demonstrate knowledge of testing for electrical safely for electrical appliance servicing – single-phase  2 2 6

25067  Perform basic residential painting and decorating under supervision

2 5 1
       

Construction Projects

Comprises the following unit standards: 

2 30  
12927  Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects   2 6 4
12932  Construct timber garden furniture and items of basic construction equipment as a BCATS project 2 8 4
12936 Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project  2 8 4
22145  Handle construction materials 2 2 2
22607  Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects  2 3 3
24358  Plan and monitor the construction of a BCATS project, and quality check the project  2 3 3

 

Study Pathways

 

NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) WelTec

NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) (Level 3) Whitireia

NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Painting and Decorating)

NZ in Construction Trade Skills (Tiling) (Level 3)

NZ Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-apprenticeship) (Level 3)

NZ Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) WelTec

NZ Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3) Whitireia

*normal school holidays apply