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Construction Trade Skills Level 3

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) with strand in Carpentry

TC1801

Course Details

Summary

If you want to gain the skills and knowledge you need for an apprenticeship within the building and construction industry then this programme is right for you.

On completion of this programme, you will be able to work in the construction trades sector with limited supervision, having gained skills and knowledge in health and safety, trade calculations, hand tools, and project work related to different aspects of the construction industry.

What you will learn:

  • Construction Health and Safety
  • Plans and Specifications
  • Construction Calculations
  • Construction Terminology
  • Basic Building Technology
  • Construction and Installation Processes
  • Reporting, Timekeeping
  • Hand /Power Tool Operation and Maintenance

** Fee Free scholarships are available for domestic students in 2018 only (excludes Industry Training Organisation students). These scholarships apply to the following programmes: Mechanical Engineering Level 3, Electrical Engineering Level 3, Automotive Engineering Level 3, Construction Trade Skills Level 3; and Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) Level 3

What you'll study

You'll study four core modules, and complete all modules in the Carpentry strand.

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Core modules

 

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-RequisitesAssessment Standard
BILD301​Construction Health and Safety315  N/A
COMS303​Communication Skills35  N/A
BILD302​Plans and Specifications for Simple Projects35  N/A
BILD303​Construction Calculations35  N/A
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Carpentry strand

Module CodeModule TitleLevelCreditsPre-RequisitesCo-RequisitesAssessment Standard
BILD307​Carpentry Terminology310N/A
BILD308​Basic Building Technology310N/A
BILD309​Construction and Installation Processes310N/A
BILD310​Building Foundations Project320N/A
BILD311​Building Envelope and Structural Elements Project320N/A
BILD312​Building Interiors Project320N/A
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Career/further opportunities:

Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work as a labourer or an apprentice. With additional training and/or experience they may go on to further roles in the construction industry such as carpenter, plasterer, painter or roofer.

 

Entry Criteria

Open entry although students must demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success. Selection criteria applicable. Minimum IELTS Academic band score of 5 across all bands; or equivalent.

As some of the practical components within this programme are considered high risk, students will be required to submit to an initial drug screen, and may be required to submit to further drug screening if there is reasonable cause to suspect a student is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as per Wintec’s Drug & Alcohol Policy (OP-16/04).

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Pathways

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Your First Day

Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our Welcome page.

What you will need

Timetable information

All timetables are available via Timetable Net on our website.

How to find your way around

Wintec Pōwhiri/Nau mai, haere mai

Wintec extends a warm invitation to all new students to attend a Pōwhiri to welcome the semester ahead. After formalities, light refreshments will be served in the marae dining room, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa, Wintec City Campus.

Click here to find out where and when the next Pōwhiri will be.

Paying for your study

Course related costs

Additional information

Booklist

Purchasing textbooks

If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:

Hamilton-based supplier

  • Bennetts (Bennetts has a store operating on campus at the University of Waikato, Hamilton)

New Zealand-based suppliers

General book suppliers

First aid certificate

Health status

Uniform

Equipment

Clinical placement

Course Guide

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We offer the course guides (prospectuses) in both digital and physical form.

Undergraduate Course Guide (Prospectus)

Postgraduate Health and Social Practice Course Guide (Prospectus)

Undergraduate Course Guide (Prospectus)

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