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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 2)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 2
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Architecture and Building » Building » Building not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification is for those intending to develop basic skills and knowledge which could be further developed relevant to various building, construction and allied trades contexts.

Graduates will have essential skills and knowledge of building, construction, and allied trades, that may also assist with the achievement of NCEA and future employment. This qualification is not intended to recognise the level of commercial competence required of trade professionals.

Graduates will be able to perform tasks to complete Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills (BCATS) projects, under general supervision, within a range of building, construction and allied trades learning environments such as school workshops, training establishments, outdoor areas, and industry placement workplaces.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply safe working practices while completing BCATS projects.
- Apply knowledge of a range of materials to plan and complete BCATS projects.
- Interpret and use project documentation to plan and complete BCATS projects.
- Comply with instructions and communicate effectively to work within a team within a team in a BCATS environment.
- Perform measurements and calculations to complete BCATS projects.
- Select, use, and care for a range of power tools and machinery needed for BCATS projects.
- Explain the different roles of trades involved in a construction project.
Education pathways
People undertaking this qualification will primarily do so in conjunction with undertaking the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 1) [Ref: 3843].

Holders of this qualification may choose to continue their education with the New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 3) [Ref: 3845] or through other qualifications relevant to the built environment.
Entry Requirements
The New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 1) [Ref: 3843] or equivalent skills and knowledge, is a prerequisite for entry to this qualification.

Health and safety note for schools: It is expected that teachers comply with Safety in Technology Education: A Guidance Manual for New Zealand Schools; Ministry of Education 2017, and any subsequent versions of this document.
Education Organisation No organisations currently offer this qualification.
Developed By Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3844
Status Current
Created 2018-07-20 14:31:00.0
Next Review 2023-07-31 00:00:00.0
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