Building and Construction level 2 Year A

L2BCO
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. Nyberg

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry, although it is recommended that students complete L1BCO in year 11. A strong aptitude for Practical work. i.e. Design and Technology, Design and Visual Communication, is recommended

Helpful Accompanying Subjects:
• Practical English / Level 1 English
• Applied Mathematics / Level 1 Mathematics
• Technology
• Graphics


This is the first part of a two year course run within the framework of the BCITO leading to a Level 2 BCATS qualification at the end of Year 2. Credits from English, Mathematics and First Aid as well as from Building and Construction will count towards this qualification.

Building and Construction is a practical hands on woodworking course with a theoretical component. This course will introduce students to Carpentry, Joinery and Construction trades. Some of the projects will include a “take home” component. All projects will include folder work, activity sheets, tests and related information on tools, machinery, safety issues and design elements, essential to achieving the selected Unit Standards

This is not a University Approved Course


Pathway

Building and Construction level 2 Year B

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$75 for take home items


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12927 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of, select, maintain, and use, hand tools for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 12932 v5 Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
2
I
8
U.S. 24350 v3 Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 24354 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.

Pathway Tags

Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Naval Architect, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Roofer, Building and Construction Manager, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Stonemason, Survey Technician, Building Surveyor, Furniture Finisher, Glazier, Joiner, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Army Soldier, Navy Sailor, Scaffolder, Cabinet Maker, Painter and Decorator, Concrete Worker, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Wall and Floor Tiler


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