Burnside High School Burnside High School

NCEA Level 1 Building and Construction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Burr.

The Year 11 Construction course offers students a combination of Level 1 and Level 2 Unit Standards in order to provide an in-depth and broad range of construction knowledge and skills.

Students will gain specialized knowledge and experience during the design, planning and construction of various projects such as garden furniture and a timber deck. 

The assessment tasks are a combination of skills and theory. The course also provides direction for tertiary and career opportunities.

NCEA Level 1

Learning Areas:



NCEA Level 2 Building and Construction, NCEA Level 2 Engineering

Level 1 Building and Construction course will provide students with entry level skills and knowledge which could lead to higher level courses and entry to trade related employment.

Career Pathways

Boat Builder, Building Contractor, Carpenter, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Building and Construction Labourer, Automotive Electrician, Electrician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs will vary according to each student's choice of projects. A $110.00 fee will be charged with the school fees to cover the cost of the students take-home project materials.