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OSTC Building and Construction (Level 2)

Location

Dunedin and Cromwell

Delivery

One day a week for the school year.  

Are you someone who likes to plan projects and build things?

If so, this programme would be ideal for you. You’ll be working towards the New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills (Level 2).

For more information about OSTC, visit www.op.ac.nz/ostc

What will I do?

  • Plan projects
  • Operate hand and power tools
  • Build furniture and structures, e.g. a garden shed
  • Learn safe work practices.

What could I do next?

Where could this take me?

  • Builder/Carpenter – constructing and maintaining buildings
  • Stonemason – turning rough stone blocks into structures like walls and buildings
  • Construction Manager – ensuring buildings are constructed according to agreed contracts
  • Quantity Surveyor – ensuring buildings are designed and completed within budget
  • Architectural draughtsperson – producing drawings used on-site by building contractors 

Unit standards covered in this course

Unit Standard

OSTC course in Building and Construction

Credits

level

12927

Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects

6

2

12932 Construct timber garden furniture and items of basic construction equipment as a BCATS project  8  2

24350

Identify, select, maintain, and use portable power tools for BCATS projects

6

2

24354

Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment

4

2

24357

Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects

4

2

24361 Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects 3 2

 22607

Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects

3 2

12936

Construct a non-consent timber framed utility building as a BCATS project

8

2

 

Total

42  

We are doing our best to ensure that this information is accurate.  However, there may be some content changes to our programmes, and all our programmes will run subject to demand and capacity. 

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.