WTACI2

Construction & Infrastructure WTA - Year 1 (Level 2)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Donovan

Level 2 - Construction & Infrastructure

In this NCEA Level 2 program, you’ll be introduced to and get an exciting look into the trades construction and infrastructure industry. Your first year of learning is hands-on practical where you will learn components in electrical, plumbing and building, as well as the opportunity to create things that you will be proud of. This course offers entry-level skills that you can take with you to the next level of your career in construction and infrastructure.

Vocational pathway: Construction and Infrastructure

Program modules: Building, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing and Gasfitting

NCEA level: Level 2 (Level 3 in year 2)

Number of credits: 30

Program structure: 1 day per week (8.30am-3pm) during the school term.





Recommended Prior Learning

Criteria: Students enrolled in the WTA must still attend secondary school and keep up with their normal school work. The unit standards achieved at the WTA will count towards NCEA Level 1, 2 or 3.  

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 1120 v6
NZQA Info
Identify and describe hand tools and checking equipment for drainlaying
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2136 v5
NZQA Info
Identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2139 v4
NZQA Info
Soft solder metal joints
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 2142 v4
NZQA Info
Apply sealants to joints
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 5907 v7
NZQA Info
Work safely with electrical equipment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 1
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12936 v6
NZQA Info
Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15849 v6
NZQA Info
Perform manual soldering and de-soldering procedures for electrotechnology work
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 15852 v6
NZQA Info
Isolate and test low-voltage electrical subcircuits
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
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
U.S. 24361 v3
NZQA Info
Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Pathway Tags

Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aircraft Refueller, Product Assembler, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Heavy Truck Driver, Medical Physicist, Electronics Engineer, Collision Repair Technician, Glazier, Automotive Refinisher, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Chemical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Metal Worker, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Bus Driver, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Surveyor, Textile Process Operator, Carpenter, Carpet Cleaner, Flooring Installer, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Curator, Visual Merchandiser, Workplace Relations Adviser, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Driller, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Plasterer, Welder, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Ranger, Forestry and Logging Worker, Furniture Finisher, Upholsterer, Landscape Architect, Glass Processor, Health and Safety Adviser, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner, Locksmith, Train Driver, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Plastics Technician, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Project Manager, Recruitment Consultant, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Saw Doctor, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Tyre Technician, Valuer, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Fire Engineer, Facilities Manager, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Automotive Technician, Geologist, Economist, Information Technology Architect,

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.