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Waikato Trades Academy - Certificate in Building and Construction (Level 3)

About the programme

 This programme has an emphasis on practical content and is based around the construction of a sleep out building. Theory content is directly related to the practical projects at each stage of construction, so your learning has real industry relevance.

Vocational Pathway: Building and Construction

Entry Level: To move on to year two you will need to have completed 80% of the available credits in year one. Candidates who do not meet this may be accepted at the discretion of the WTA.

NCEA Level: Level 3

Number of Credits: 27

Duration of Programme: 32 days

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
  • 25 Kopu Road, Thames

(Note: delivery at Kopu is dependent on the number of students who select it as their first choice) 

Cost: Free to the student

Programme modules

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCredits
29684Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project1312
29677Safe working practices in a BCATS environment132
29680Work collaboratively in a Stage 3 BCATS project135
29678DKO, select and use materials for a Stage 3 BCATS project134
29682Select, use, maintain tools, equipment and machinery for a Stage 3 BCATS project134
 Total NZQA Credits​​                   27