L2BLDG
This course requires 2 options.

Level 2 Building

Course Description

This course is a practical hands-on programme, providing students with the skills and knowledge to springboard into any career in the construction industry. It also builds literacy, numeracy & communication skills. 

The course will run for ten hours per week on Thursdays and Fridays. Students may also choose to take Wood Technology or Metal Technology. 


Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned NCEA Level 1 Literacy &  Numeracy. NCEA Level 1 is an advantage. Students must also complete an application form and attend an interview.

Pathway

The programme complements other schemes, such as Gateway, Careers and Skills for Living programmes, work experience, and young enterprise.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 45 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 45 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12927 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12932 v5
NZQA Info
Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12933 v5
NZQA Info
Complete minor concrete works as a BCATS project
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12936 v6
NZQA Info
Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24350 v3
NZQA Info
Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24354 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24357 v3
NZQA Info
Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24358 v3
NZQA Info
Plan and monitor the construction of a BCATS project, and quality check the product
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 45
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Please note that courses will go ahead only if student numbers, staffing, and timetabling allow it.  Where a subject is oversubscribed, and there are insufficient numbers or resources to create an extra class, a ballot system may be applied.  

Costs

The Board of Trustees has again asked to opt into the Ministry of Education donation scheme. Doing so resulted in the ability to waive student fee donations. Kaiapoi High School aims to deliver quality educational courses over and above those that which is funded by the Ministry. It is likely the School will opt into the donation scheme for 2023, however parental contribution for the costs of trips and activities where participation is optional, and/or components not covered by the Government grant, may be requested. We appreciate the financial support our families make to the School.