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

Gisborne Development Incorporated

Subject area

Building not elsewhere classified



16 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for those intending to further develop underpinning skills and knowledge of building, construction and allied trades.

Graduates will have knowledge, skills, and experience 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 construction tasks and undertake a Building, Construction and Allied Trades Skills (BCATS) project, under limited supervision, within a range of construction and allied trades learning environments such as school workshops, training establishments, outdoor areas, and industry placement workplaces.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Applicants must be 16 years of age at commencement of the programme. Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident. Applicants should have successfully completed Level 1 and Level 2 construction or have equivalent skills and/or knowledge.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


16 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (06) 867 6544
Fax: (06) 867 0456

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Where does this information come from?

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