You will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills in the fields of Construction including Plumbing, Painting and Electrical trades. This will include Health and Safety, workshop practice, the chance to work on projects and how to use hand tools safely. Each Trade offers an insight into the techniques, range of work and both employment and further study opportunities. You will also learn some beneficial communication skills, required to work within the Trades and how to present yourself for the industry.
Campus: Whitireia Campus, Porirua
Days: Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday (depending on cohort)
Hours: 9:00am – 2:30pm (half hour lunch)
Equipment: Protective clothing and safety equipment is provided if appropriate
Travel: This is provided free, subject to students meeting MoE requirements
Dates: This course is split into two cohorts for the year.
Application: Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in a WTA course by their secondary school
Interview: Students may be requested to attend an interview with a family member or school representative
Qualification: NCEA Level 2 with credit towards Vocational Pathways award
Credits: On successful completion of this course, students will have gained 49 credits (47 Level 2 credits with 2 Level 3 credits)
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