NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Construction and Infrastructure Sector

NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Construction and Infrastructure Sector

Sample a range of trades programmes while earning NCEA Level 2 credits. Students can get introductory skills in carpentry, concreting, paving, painting, plumbing and electrical trades. Learn how to safely use and maintain tools, make building calculations and choose materials. Students can then go on to study trades programmes of their choice.

What you will learn

Gain NCEA Level 2. Sample a range of trades: carpentry, concreting, paving, painting, plumbing and electrical. Gain the skills to start work on a construction site and progress to higher-level programmes. Learn how to safely use and maintain tools, make building calculations and choose materials. Work on real projects.

  • Gain the skills to work on a construction site
  • Learn how to safely use and maintain tools
  • Make building calculations
  • Choose appropriate building materials
  • Learn where to purchase materials from
  • Understand health and safety protocols

Career options

This course provides a great start for a construction career and is a good way to prepare for an apprenticeship.

  • Carpenter
  • Painter
  • Plumber
  • Gas fitter
  • Electrician

Entry requirements

Open entry

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec.

From 2023, WelTec and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. All programmes offered by WelTec and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review, to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme you have enrolled in may change over time.

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