Otago Polytechnic

OSTC Building and Construction (Level 3)

Location

Dunedin and Balclutha

Do you like building things?

Then our Construction Skills course could be for you! You'll be part of a team constructing a building from start to finish – learning many skills along the way!

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

What will I do?

This is a very hands-on course and you will be learning safe ways to use hand and power tools.

More information about this course will be available soon. Watch this space.

This course is 2 days a week and is at level 3. You will earn unit standards towards the New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Carpentry).

Unit standards covered in this course

Unit standard

Building and Construction Level 3

Credits

Level

Version

12997

Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices on construction sites

3

3

3

12998

Demonstrate knowledge of carpentry hand tools

4

3

3

13000

Demonstrate knowledge of portable power tools used on construction sites

4

3

3

13002

Demonstrate knowledge of timber used in construction

2

3

3

13037

Safely use and maintain carpentry hand tools on site

6

3

3

13039

Safely use and maintain portable power tools and attachments for construction work on site

8

3

3

24378

Perform building calculations

4

3

1

24388

Demonstrate knowledge of cutting, fitting and fixing interior linings and trim

5

4

1

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.