Our construction programmes are designed for all levels, for students who are starting out in the sector, or those in industry looking to upskill. Our new state-of-the-art construction campus allows students to learn on real and meaningful projects while honing skills in carpentry, tiling, painting and decorating, gasfitting or drainlaying.

NCEA (Level 2) - Vocational Pathway Construction and Infrastructure Sector

Sample a range of trades programmes while earning NCEA Level 2 credits. Students can get introductory skills in carpentry, concreting, paving, painting, plumbing and electrical trades. Learn how to safely use and maintain tools, make building calculations and choose materials. Students can then go on to study trades programmes of their choice.

  • Level 2
  • 17 weeks, full-time

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

For those working as a carpentry apprentice. Get the best of both worlds, working on-site while studying the certificate in carpentry. This programme will allow students to become fully qualified carpenters. Learn through practical tutorials, evening classes, workshops and online assessments, while getting regular on-site visits by our highly experienced tutors.

  • Level 4
  • Based on individual learning plan, part-time

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) Carpentry

Study the certificate in construction and get skills that are in high demand. This introductory programme allows students to develop the knowledge and practical skills required to gain an apprenticeship. From learning the basics like hand tools, trads calcs, framing and roofing to completing projects, you will be equipped with all the core skills required in today's industry. Students work on real life projects, creating a house which will become a family home, while being supervised by expert tutors in a safe workspace.

  • Level 3
  • 1 year, full-time

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