Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Construction and Allied Trades) One Day Option CTC.xml Introduction to Construction Level 2

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Qualification name

Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Construction and Allied Trades) One Day Option CTC Please enquire

Programme code




Ara credits




Domestic Applications due

Received all year


Christchurch - Ensors Road, Timaru, Oamaru

Vocational Pathways

Construction & Infrastructure

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Programme Content

Sample a range of construction trades with this hands-on introductory programme.

This programme provides an introduction to a range of construction trade areas. You'll learn skills such as the correct use of hand and portable power tools and get hands-on experience with a variety of practical projects.

At the completion of the programme you'll be able to make an informed decision about your next step towards further study or a career.

This programme is delivered one day per week (Ashburton - Wednesdays, Timaru and Christchurch - Thursdays ).

Programme Credits

NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification. In some instances you may also receive Ara credits. Ara credits are tertiary study credits that can be used to enter further study at tertiary level in New Zealand. Please note the number of Ara and NZQF credits are unrelated and may be different.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • 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.

Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • Complete an application form

Application Documents

Career opportunities

This programme can lead you into a range of careers such as carpentry, joinery, furniture making, painting and decorating or plasterboard fixing and/ or finishing.

Study pathways

On completion of this programme you can enrol for further study in your chosen trade.

Unit / Achievement Standard Number Unit Standard Title Version No NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits
24356 Apply elementary workshop procedures and processes for BCATS projects 1 8 8
24352 Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in the construction of a BCATS project 1 2 2
12927 Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects 3 6 6
24350 Identify, select, maintain and use portable power tools for BCATS projects. 1 6 6
12938 Lay paving blocks as a BCATS project 3 4 4
24357 Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects 1 4 4