New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Building not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Building, Construction, and Allied Trades Skills (Level 1) [Ref: 3843] or equivalent skills and knowledge, is a prerequisite for entry to this qualification.

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for those intending to develop basic skills and knowledge which could be further developed relevant to various building, construction and allied trades contexts.

Graduates will have essential skills and knowledge of building, construction, and allied trades, that may also assist with the achievement of NCEA and future employment. This qualification is not intended to recognise the level of commercial competence required of trade professionals.

Graduates will be able to perform tasks to complete Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills (BCATS) projects, under general supervision, within a range of building, construction and allied trades learning environments such as school workshops, training establishments, outdoor areas, and industry placement workplaces.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

53%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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BRANZ Postgraduate Scholarship

Provided by:

BRANZ - Research Analyst

Website:

http://www.branz.co.nz/scholarships

Value:

Allocations at master's and PhD level will generally be: Master's - $20,000 Doctorate - $25,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 381 6430
Fax: (04) 381 6431
Email: national.office@bcito.org.nz
Web: http://www.bcito.org.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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