Level 1 Construction
This course is an introduction to carpentry and construction, Students will gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills through the construction of practical projects. Leads to Level 2 Construction. Level 1 Construction must be taken if you intend to be considered for Level 2 Construction.It’s an innovative, practical and multi-disciplinary programmes for students, providing them with the skills and knowledge to springboard into any career in the construction industry. They also develops literacy, numeracy and communication skills.Theoretical with 80% practical component through the completing projects that allow students to demonstrate the skills and apply the practical knowledge
UNIT STANDARDS CREDITS
Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in the construction of a BCATS project 2
Demonstrate knowledge of construction and manufacturing materials used in BCATS projects 4
Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects 6
Use hardware and fastenings for a BCATS projects 2
Semester 1 Total Credits 14
UNIT STANDARD CREDITS
Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS project 8
Use joints for a BCATS project 3
Apply elementary workshop procedures and processes for a BCATS project 8
Semester 2 Total Credits 19
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Closed Covered Shoes
Recommended Prior Learning
Some Materials Technology learning preferred but not compulsory
Total Credits Available: 33 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 33 credits.
Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building Insulator, Boat Builder, Building and Construction Labourer, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Cabinet Maker, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Painter and Decorator, Concrete Worker, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Driller, Fencer, Forestry and Logging Worker, Furniture Finisher, Landscape Architect, Health and Safety Adviser, Industrial Spray Painter, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Wood Processing Worker, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Building Surveyor, Heavy Truck Driver, Glazier, Wall and Floor Tiler, Brick and Blocklayer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Stonemason, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Engineering Machinist, Plasterer, Welder, Joiner, Project Manager, Roofer, Scaffolder,
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