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Certificate in Building and Construction (Level 3)

About the programme

The Building and Construction Level 3 programme has an emphasis on practical content and project-based learning. Theory content is directly related to the practical projects at each stage of construction, meaning your learning has real industry relevance. This course will offer you transferable skills in the building industry trade that employers are looking for.

Vocational PathwayBuilding and construction

Programme code: WTA010

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 Programme31 weeks

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, 38 Phillips Avenue, Ōtorohanga

Note: Delivery at Kopu is dependent on the number of students who select it as their first choice.

Cost: Free to the student.

Programme content

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCreditsWintec code
29684Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project2312TC29684
29677Safe working practices in a BCATS environment232TC29677
29680Work collaboratively in a Stage 3 BCATS project235TC29680
29678DKO, select and use materials for a Stage 3 BCATS project234TC29678
29682Select, use, maintain tools, equipment and machinery for a Stage 3 BCATS project234TC29682
 Total NZQA Credits​​                   27 

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