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CARP3102 – Core Construction and Communication Skills

Module code
Module title
Core Construction and Communication Skills
To enable students to work safely in a construction environment.
  • NZ2834
NZQA Level
Level 3
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
LO1: Interpret basic drawings and specifications to complete simple tasks for construction trades.
LO2: Perform calculations to solve simple problems relevant to a construction trades evnironment.
LO3: Demonstrate effective communication, with colleagues and customers, appropriate for the construction trades environment.
Communication skills
- Receiving and following instructions
- Teamwork
- Communication techniques
- Contribution to toolbox meetings
- Gathering and presentation of evidence of trade-related experiences which may include CV writing and employability skills
- Skill management
- Cultural safety and awareness
Introductory knowledge and skills relevant to:
Specifications and drawings
- Simple project specifications, including quality, materials, finishes, safety, performance requirements
- Basic plan drawings such as elevations, plan view, sections, details, North compass orientation, site plans
- Area, linear length, volume, angles, triangle and rectangular lengths
- Using formulae to calculate numerical problems
- Percentages, GST, wastage
- Quantities for materials simple projects
Assessment Criteria
100% Assessment portfolio

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