Safe Working Practices & Hand & Power Tools

    Course details

    • Code: CONS.2012
    • Fee: $769*
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • EFTS: 0.125
    • Subject: Carpentry
Study optionsFull-time, Part-time
Time in class75 (approximate total hours)
Work experience50 (approximate total hours)
Offered (indicative)Secondary Tertiary Pathway Delivery
LocationRotorua Trades Academy, Taupo Trades Academy, Tokoroa Trades Academy, Whakatane Trades Academy

Course Aim

The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge of health and safety requirements, safe working practices and to safely select, operate and maintain hand and power tools within the construction industry.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Receive and interpret verbal, written and visual information, including health and safety legislation and procedures
  2. Apply safe working practices within a workplace environment.
  3. Identify and describe the selection, use and maintenance of construction hand and power tools, using writing and speaking skills.
  4. Demonstrate the safe operation and maintenance of hand and power tools used within the construction industry.

*Course cost/fee: Indicative standard fee for New Zealand residents only. Fees for non-New Zealand residents will vary, visit the Programmes and Tuition Fees for International Students information page.

*Course cost/fee last updated 13-Dec-2016

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017