Level 2 Building and Construction

BCO200
Course Description

Teacher to contact with questions: Mr M. Olls

his programme deal with the building and cabinet making industry. This course emphasizes practical work rather than theory. Students construct projects and develop competency with some workshop machinery, power tools and hand tools. Quality finish and attention to detail is encouraged, and processes and techniques taught. Practical skills such as drawing, design, plan reading, measuring and finishing are taught. Assessment is by use of BCATS (trade) unit standards. Students may be required to complete a community project. E.g. building a deck, fence or concreting job for a client. Students will also design and make a range of outdoor furniture.


Pathway

Level 3 Hard Materials - Wood

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course fee: Approximately $100
A 20 page pocket folder with clear pages.


Recommended Prior Learning

16 credits in Level 1 BCO or interview with TIC


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12932 v5 Construct timber garden furniture as BCATS projects
2
I
8
U.S. 12933 v5 Complete minor concrete works as a BCATS project
2
I
6
U.S. 12935 v5 Construct a spaced residential timber deck up to one metre high as a BCATS project
2
I
8
U.S. 22129 v4 Construct and maintain a basic residential fence and gate as a BCATS project
2
I
7
U.S. 24354 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation and apply safe working practices in a BCATS environment
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 33 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 33 credits.

Pathway Tags

Building and Construction industry, University and Polytechnic courses in Technology. Hammer hand, cabinet maker, furniture maker, boat builder, scaffolder, timber machinist, roofing, plumbing, electrician, machine mill operator, grader, filleting, production manager, dispatch or logistics, bricklayers, carpet layers, architects, structural engineers, drain layers