Vocational Pathway - Construction and Infrastructure Sector (Level 2)
About the programme
In this NCEA Level 2 programe, 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 creating things that you will be proud of. This course offers entry level skills that you can take with you into 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 Gas fitting
NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in year 2)
Number of credits: 38
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: February to November, option to re-enrol for year two
Programme structure: 1 day per week (8.30am-3pm) during the school term
Location: Depending on your closest location, it will be one of the following:
- Wintec Rotokauri Campus, 51 Akoranga Rd, Hamilton
- Kopu Workshop, 25 Kopu Road, Thames
Cost: Free to the student
Transport: To be arranged with your school and covered by WTA (if applicable)
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.
Please note this programme is pending external approval.
|TE05907C||Work safely with electrical equipment||6||2||1|
|TC15844||Select and install flexible cords||7||2||3|
|TE15852||Isolate and test low-voltage electrical subcircuits||6||2||2|
|TE15849||Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work||6||2||2|
|TE25068||Perform basic residential plumbing maintenance under supervision||1||2||5|
|TE02136||Identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing||4||2||2|
|TE02139||Soft solder metal joints||4||2||3|
|TE02142||Apply sealant to joints||4||3||3|
|TE01120||Identify and describe hand tools and checking equipment for drainlaying||5||2||2|
|TC24354||Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment||2||2||4|
|TE24361||Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects||3||2||3|
|TC12935||Construct a spaced residential timber deck up to one metre high as a BCATS project||5||2||8|
|||Total NZQA Credits||||38|