BCO32

L3 Building Construction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hite

The course follows on from L2 Building Construction and uses wood-based products as a materials medium. It is a hands on programme with industry unit standards that lead towards the National Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills. 

Students who participate in this programme can go on to consider apprenticeships in a variety of trades such as: carpentry, painting and decorating, flooring, joinery, frame and truss and so on. 

The programme also provides a good base for students who would like to enter other related areas of the construction industry such as architecture, quantity surveying and estimating.

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Building Construction or by negotiation

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$100

Career Pathways

Standards Available

Total Credits Available: 13 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12999 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of timber machining equipment used on construction sites
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 13000 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of portable power tools used on construction sites
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29677 v1
NZQA Info
Follow safe workplace practices, and contribute to a health and safety culture, in a BCATS environment
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29682 v1
NZQA Info
Select, use, and maintain tools, equipment and machinery for a Stage 3 BCATS project
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 13
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0