Waikato Trades Academy - Certificate in Construction and Infrastructure (level 2)
About the programme
Vocational pathway: Construction and Infrastructure
Programme modules: Building, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing and Gas fitting
NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in year 2)
Number of credits: 37
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
- Franklin Area.
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.
|5907C||Work safely with electrical equipment||6||2||1|
|15845B||Simple electrical diagrams||5||2||4|
|25068||Perform basic residential plumbing maintenance under supervision||1||2||5|
|2136||Hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing||4||2||2|
|2139||Soft solder metal joints||4||2||3|
|2142||Apply sealant to joints||4||3||3|
|1120||Hand tools and checking equipment for drainlaying||5||2||2|
|22607||Plans, drawing and specifications for BCATS projects||3||2||3|
|24361||Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects||2||2||3|
|2138||Knowledge of asbestos and safety procedures||4||2||1|
|12938||Lay paving blocks as a BCATS project||4||2||4|
|12939||Erect basic garden edge retaining walls as a BCATS project||4||2||4|
|||Total NZQA Credits||||37|