Burnside High School Burnside High School

NCEA Level 2 Building and Construction

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Burr.

Recommended Prior Learning

12 credits from Level 1 Building and Construction Skills, or HOD approval.

The Level 2 Building and Construction course is a Level 2 Unit Standards based course that expands the skills learned in the Level 1 course.The practical work and associated design and theoretical components centre round such items as outdoor furniture and team construction of a timber fence and gate.

The students will gain specialised knowledge and experience during the design, planning and construction of various outdoor projects.

The skills learned should assist students in making informed choices about future educational and career options in a wide range of construction fields.

NCEA Level 2

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Boat Builder, Building Contractor, Carpenter, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Stonemason, Automotive Electrician, Electrician, Building and Construction Labourer, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Building Surveyor, Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs will vary according to each student's choice of project. $120.00 will be charged with the school fees to cover the cost of the students take home project materials.