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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 into the building industry trade that employers are looking for.

Vocational PathwayBuilding and Construction

Programme code: VP0012

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 Programme33 weeks

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 content

Unit StandardTitleVersionLevelCreditsWintec code
29684Undertake a Stage 3 BCATS project1312TC29684
29677Safe working practices in a BCATS environment132TC29677
29680Work collaboratively in a Stage 3 BCATS project135TC29680
29678DKO, select and use materials for a Stage 3 BCATS project134TC29678
29682Select, use, maintain tools, equipment and machinery for a Stage 3 BCATS project134TC29682
 Total NZQA Credits​​                   27