L2CON

Level 2 Construction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms M. Green

How will I learn and what will I learn?
This Level 2 course focuses on building upon the skills students have learned in Level 1 Construction and where they continue to work towards completing the National Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills Level 1.  The course will take them through a series of units to build their skills and knowledge in this field, including Workshop and Site Safety, Care and Use of Hand tools, Care and Use of Power tools, and Construction of timber garden furniture and basic construction equipment.

Conditions of Assessment
NZQA/BCITO conditions of assessment.

Submitting Internal Assessments
All internal assessments must be submitted on or prior to the due date, unless prior approval has been granted for special circumstances (refer to NCEA guidelines or discuss with the Teacher in Charge).

Resubmissions and Further Assessment Opportunities
Resubmissions can only be offered once, and at the discretion of the Teacher in Charge.


Recommended Prior Learning

Students should have successfully completed Level 1 Construction, or have approval from the Teacher in Charge.

Construction is part of Te Tai Tokerau Trades Academy. The resources for the unit standards in these courses are from the BCITO BConstructive programmes for schools. BConstructive are hands on programmes that are innovative, practical and multi-disciplinary programmes for students, providing them with the skills and knowledge to springboard into any career in the construction industry. The BConstructive programmes are primarily workshop based. Rather than focusing on any one trade the programmes build skills and an understanding of all trades in the construction industry. Students who participate in the BConstructive programme can go on to consider apprenticeships in a variety of trades such as: building, construction, plumbing, drain laying, roofing, gas-fitting, painting and decorating, infrastructure, flooring and joinery. 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.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12927 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use, hand tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 10

U.S. 12932 v5
NZQA Info
Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 1
Term: 2, Week: 1
Term: 3, Week: 1

U.S. 22607 v4
NZQA Info
Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24350 v3
NZQA Info
Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 10

U.S. 24354 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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