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Introduction to Construction Trades One Day Level 2 (Dual Enrolment)

Sample a range of trades experiences with this hands-on introduction to the construction industry.

Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.

This programme will introduce you to a variety of skills associated with the carpentry, joinery, civil works, and painting and decorating sectors of the construction industry. You'll develop a range of basic skills and use a variety of hand and power tools across a number of practical projects.

This programme is delivered one day per week (Fridays 9:00am - 3:00pm).

*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility.

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Fees may apply for International Students

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.

Unit Standard Title Version Number NZQF Credits Level 1 Credits Level 2 Credits Level 3 Credits Level 4 Credits
12927 Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects 5 6 6
12938 Lay paving blocks as a BCATS project 5 4 4
24350 Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects 3 6 6
24351 Demonstrate knowledge of and use fixed machinery in the construction of BCATS projects 3 6 6
24354 Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment 3 4 4
31812 Complete a BCATS project 1 6 6
Total: 32 32

To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.

If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.

As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary

Funding assistance

If you face unexpected financial hardship during your studies, we have several funds that you can apply for. These are designed to enable you to continue your current course of study. We also have a wide range of scholarships and awards that can provide financial assistance.

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Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway (Construction & Allied Trades) One Day DE

PART-TIME - 1 Year

Sample a range of trades experiences with this hands-on introduction to the construction industry.

Type Dual Enrolment
May be available for Study Visa? Yes
Credits 32
Level 2
May allow Dual Enrolment Yes
Available Part time Yes
May be eligible for Fees Free? Yes
Reference NCEP1T-ODAD
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Credit Recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

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