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Level 2 Carpentry Academy

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Nick Hackett

Welcome to the Carpentry Academy
Nau mai ki te Whare Aronui o Tiriwa. The Carpentry Academy welcomes you.
This Academy creates real opportunities for enthusiastic students in carpentry and construction. Over the year, the students will be involved in building a three bedroom, 120m2 house on site at MHS. This is a one year, full time Academy which allows students to achieve NCEA Level 2 endorsed with the Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway Award and the Level 2 BCATS in Carpentry upon successful completion.
Entry into the Carpentry Academy is at the discretion of the Carpentry Tutor and Senior Management after an application is made. There will be a trial period which lasts to mid-Term 1.
All the standards covered in the course contribute to Level 2 NCEA or higher, plus students will have the opportunity of gaining the following certificates: Site Safe Passport, First Aid Certificate, Ramset Powder Actuated Tool and the Paslode Nail Gun Certificate.
Students will also gain competency with a comprehensive range of building power tools and a comprehensive range of building hand tools. Also, they will be trained in the Health and Safety requirements of modern construction sites and familiarity with the requirements of both employers and employees under the Health & Safety Act and Regulations.

There are no course fees for the Carpentry Academy but students will need to purchase the Carpentry Academy Uniform.
The Carpentry Academy Uniform.
The regulation MHS Black Jersey (only for students who previously attended Massey High) plus the following items, some of which must be purchased through school.
• The Mitre 10 Cap and Beanie as issued to all academy students.
• A good quality hi viz polar fleece Parka.
• A set of Academy polo shirts
• Socks
• Hi-vis Raincoat
• A good quality pair of safety boots
• Black cargo shorts
The Academy uniform should not be purchased until acceptance into this academy is guaranteed.

All students will need to: complete the MHS online selection process or see Mr Hackett or Mr Tinling, plus complete an AWVA application form and have an interview with the academy tutor. Students will then be notified about whether they have been selected or not.

Places are limited in the academies and are not guaranteed until the application has been confirmed after the above.
Further information is available in the specific academy handbook.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

All the academies are fees free, which includes some bus transport. However, some have a uniform cost.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.


Credit Information

Assessment Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12938 v5 Lay paving blocks as a BCATS project
2
I
4
U.S. 13036 v4 Carry out safe working practices on construction sites
4
I
4
U.S. 24360 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of timber and other construction materials used in BCATS projects
2
I
5
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
U.S. 26551 v2 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions
1
1
1
1
2
I
1
U.S. 26552 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them
1
1
1
1
2
I
1
U.S. 24358 v3 Plan and monitor the construction of a BCATS project, and quality check the product
2
I
3
U.S. 25319 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of the carpentry industry within a BCATS environment
2
I
2
U.S. 25320 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of the civil infrastructure industry within a BCATS environment
2
I
2
U.S. 24353 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of and create sketches and drawings for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 22607 v4 Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects
2
I
3
U.S. 24361 v3 Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects
2
I
3
U.S. 13037 v3 Safely use and maintain carpentry hand tools on site
3
I
6
U.S. 13039 v3 Safely use and maintain portable power tools and attachments for construction work on site
3
I
8
U.S. 13004 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of setting out a building
4
I
3
U.S. 12932 v4 Construct timber garden furniture and items of basic construction equipment as a BCATS project
2
I
8
U.S. 12933 v4 Complete minor concrete works as a BCATS project
2
I
4
U.S. 12935 v5 Construct a spaced residential timber deck up to one metre high as a BCATS project
2
I
8
U.S. 24354 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of and apply safe working practices in a BCATS workplace
2
I
4
U.S. 12927 v4 Identify, select, maintain, and use hand tools for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 24350 v3 Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 24357 v3 Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects
2
I
4
Total Credits
67
23
2
2
2
 Construction & Infrastructure
 Manufacturing & Technology
 Primary Industries
 Services Industries
 Social & Community Services
 Creative Industries