Level 2 Carpentry Academy Full Time

ACDCPT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: N. Hackett

Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry.


Welcome to the Carpentry Academy

Could you see yourself in a building or construction career? Do you like working outdoors and with your hands? Would you like to be part of a 2 or 3 bedroom house build next year?

The Massey High School Carpentry Academy offers students the opportunity to learn foundational building knowledge and skills to kick start a building or trades career. 

How is the course structured  

- Level 2 or 3 NCEA unit standards               - First Aid course                    - Technical drawing skills

- Paslode Certificate                                       - Site Safe certificate              - Quantity surveying skills

- Health & Safety training                              - Competence on carpentry tools (on-loan tools supplied)

No fees but you will be required to purchase an academy uniform.

Students need to apply through the online selection process or see Mr Hackett or Mr Tinling. Applications will be assessed, and interviews will follow. 

All academy students will need to fill out an AWVA one page application form. See Mr Hackett or Ms Douglas in the Academy Offices, for a form, or complete this form online,save it to your device and email to Ms Douglas. ([email protected]). 

MHS AWVA Academy 2022 application form

If you have trouble opening the application form then please email [email protected] , and a form will be emailed to you. If emailing please state which academy you wish to apply for.

Further information is available in the specific academy handbook.


Faculties:

All Academies (AWVA)



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

All the academies are fees free, which includes some bus transport. However, there are construction uniform costs. Note the Carpentry and Building Academy students will not need a normal MHS uniform, they will wear the Construction uniform. See MS Douglas at the MHS academy office for details and supplies/suppliers.
The uniform is:
• A good quality Orange hi viz polar fleece Parka or Orange Hi vis hoodie. (more are likely to use this colder option!)
• A set of Academy polo shirts
• Socks
• Orange Hi-vis Raincoat
• A good quality pair of safety boots
• Black cargo shorts or longs


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
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. 12935 v5 Construct a spaced residential timber deck up to one metre high as a BCATS project
2
I
8
U.S. 22607 v4 Read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications for BCATS projects
2
I
3
U.S. 24350 v3 Identify, select, use and maintain portable power tools for BCATS projects
2
I
6
U.S. 24353 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of and create sketches and drawings 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
U.S. 24357 v3 Receive instructions and communicate information in relation to BCATS projects
2
I
4
U.S. 24358 v3 Plan and monitor the construction of a BCATS project, and quality check the product
2
I
3
U.S. 24360 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of timber and other construction materials used in BCATS projects
2
I
5
U.S. 24361 v3 Apply mathematical processes to BCATS projects
2
I
3
U.S. 26551 v3 Provide first aid for life threatening conditions
2
I
1
U.S. 26552 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of common first aid conditions and how to respond to them
2
I
1
U.S. 31511 v1 Demonstrate knowledge of BCATS industries
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 64 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 64 credits.