Vocational Pathway - Construction and Infrastructure Sector (Level 2)
About the programme
In this NCEA Level 2 programme, you’ll be introduced to and get an exciting look into the trades construction and infrastructure industry. Your first year of learning is hands-on practical where you will learn components in electrical, plumbing and building, as well as the opportunity to create things that you will be proud of. This course offers entry-level skills that you can take with you to the next level of your career in construction and infrastructure.
Vocational pathway: Construction and Infrastructure
Programme code: YP1501
Programme modules: Building, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing and Gasfitting
NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in year 2)
Number of credits: 30
Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with their normal school work. The unit standards achieved at the WTA will count towards NCEA Level 1, 2 or 3.
Duration of programme: 32 weeks. February to November, with an option to re-enrol for year two
Programme structure: One day per week (8.30am-3pm) during the school term
Location: Depending on your closest location, it will be one of the following:
- Rotokauri Campus
- Kopu Workshop, 25 Kopu Road, Thames
- Ōtorohanga Campus
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
Further details: On the WTA home page and www.youthguarantee.net.nz.
Contacts: You must enrol through your school. See your careers advisor
Year two entry criteria: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one.
|Unit Standard||Title||Version||Level||Credits||Wintec code|
|05907||Work safely with electrical equipment||7||2||1||TE05907C|
|15852||Isolate and test low-voltage electrical subcircuits||6||2||2||TE15852|
|15849||Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work||6||2||2||TE15849|
|25414||Cut and join sheet metal for plumbing and gasfitting components||1||2||2||TE25414|
|17593||Apply safe work practices in the workplace||6||2||4||TE17593|
|30557||Select, describe, use, and maintain tools for plumbing and drainlaying projects||1||2||4||TE01120|
|24354||Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment||3||2||4||TC24354|
|24361||Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects||3||2||3||TE24361|
|12936||Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project||6||2||8||TC12936|
|||Total NZQA Credits||||30|