ProgrammeFull time - 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2016)
|Certificate in Foundation Studies (Carpentry YG)||Please Enquire|
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Ensors Road|
Vocational PathwaysConstruction & Infrastructure
For more information visityouthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways
Youth Guarantee programmes are a great way to learn practial skills and gain a qualification. You can apply for these options if you're 16 to 19 years of age and no longer at school, or if you're planning on leaving school.
Learn key carpentry techniques and theories for a career in construction.
Your training will be focused on understanding measurements, calculations, quantities, materials and carpentry methods, as well as the use and care of hand and power tools.
You'll also complete 40 hours of workplace learning with a building company in Christchurch.
You will be awarded the NZQF credits for this programme.
If you're a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, you can apply to study regardless of the qualifications you've achieved at school.
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
Next steps: To apply for this programme please complete:
- A Youth Guarantee application form
With further training around core knowledge and techniques in carpentry you'll have the skills to construct a range of objects, from small items like desk drawers to large structures such as buildings.
On completion of this programme you can either move on to further training with the Certificate in Carpentry Level 4 or take on an apprenticeship and study at night school.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits||Level 4 Credits|
|13004||Demonstrate knowledge of setting out a building||4||3||3|
|13000||Demonstrate knowledge of portable power tools used on construction sites||3||4||4|
|12999||Demonstrate knowledge of timber machining equipment used on construction sites||3||3||3|
|12998||Demonstrate knowledge of carpentry hand tools||3||4||4|
|13016||Demonstrate knowledge of the erection and dismantling of scaffolding up to five metres in height||4||3||3|
|12997||Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices on construction sites||4||3||3|
|6402||Provide resuscitation level 2||7||1||1|
|6401||Provide first aid||5||1||1|
|6400||Manage first aid in emergency situations||5||2||2|
|24357||Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects||1||4||4|
|13005||Demonstrate knowledge of spot levels and contour plans||3||3||3|
|13006||Demonstrate knowledge of preparation for footings and slab on ground construction||3||2||2|
|24379||Demonstrate knowledge of preliminary work needed for construction||1||2||2|
|24364||Demonstrate knowledge of compliance with building legislation||1||3||3|
|24382||Demonstrate knowledge of setting out, assembling and erecting timber and steel wall frames||1||5||5|
|24381||Demonstrate knowledge of floor framing and flooring construction.||1||3||3|
|24380||Demonstrate knowledge of construction of pile foundations.||1||4||4|
|13008||Demonstrate knowledge of formwork for footings, foundations, beams and walls up to 1.2 metres.||3||4||4|
|13031||Demonstrate knowledge of regulations and precautions for demolition work.||3||1||1|
|13032||Demonstrate knowledge of non-mechanical and mechanical construction equipment.||4||1||1|
|13010||Demonstrate knowledge of making and placing concrete.||3||3||3|
|13009||Demonstrate knowledge of fabrication and placing of reinforcing steel and steel mesh.||3||1||1|
|24362||Demonstrate knowledge of working drawings and specifications for building work||1||3||3|
|13002||Demonstrate knowledge of timber used in construction||3||2||2|