Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 Building Carpentry 4

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Shaun Bailey.


At least 18 credits in Level 2 Building and Carpentry (12BC4) 

OR HoD approval.


Students will:

• Work on set projects and develop practical carpentry skills • The course has a practical component as well as an extensive written component which students are required to complete to achieve and gain credits.

This course is a progression from Level 2 and is suitable for students considering an apprenticeship in the building/joinery/cabinetmaking industry.

Students will make more complex wooden furniture in Level 3, e.g: Bed side table, T.V cabinet.

The Unit and Assessment standards listed below are indicative only and may change.



Career Pathways

Survey Technician, Building Surveyor, Architectural Technician, Glazier, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Brick and Blocklayer, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Building and Construction Manager, Cabinet Maker, Surveyor, Carpenter, Flooring Installer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Painter and Decorator, Concrete Worker, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Plasterer, Welder, Furniture Finisher, Pest Control Technician, Landscaper, Health and Safety Inspector, Glass Processor, Joiner, Locksmith, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Roofer, Wood Processing Worker, Scaffolder, Window Cleaner, Fire Engineer

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13BC4* - Supplementary costs: Approx $100