L3 Building Construction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Hite

Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Building Construction or by negotiation

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.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Roading Construction Worker, Roofer, Building and Construction Manager, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Cabinet Maker, Surveyor, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Painter and Decorator, Stonemason, Driller, Product Assembler, Building Surveyor, Architect, Plasterer, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Forestry and Logging Worker, Furniture Finisher, Glazier, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Joiner

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