New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

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.

What you will learn

Designed for those working as a carpentry apprentice. Progress towards becoming a qualified carpenter. You will learn through practical tutorials, evening classes, workshop instruction, plus regular on-site assessment at your work by our tutors. Learn alongside other apprentices.

  • Receive on-site work experience in timber floor framing, flooring and wall framing
  • Install plasterboard linings and thermal insulation materials
  • Apply levelling methods and set out residential buildings
  • Interpret construction drawings and prepare quantity lists

Career options

  • Carpenter
  • Foreman
  • Site manager
  • Construction supervisor
  • Project manager

Entry requirements

You must be working in the industry to complete this programme. 

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Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec. 

On 1 September 2022the operations of WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga)As part of this, all existing WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.  

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