Construction Mixed Trades

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

Cost: Free

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: Tuesday 8 February - Tuesday 8 November 2022 (34 weeks), normal school holidays apply or Thursday 10 February - Friday 11 November 2022 (34 weeks), normal school holidays apply

Application: Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in the WTA 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 51 credits