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

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

Study the certificate in carpentry and get skills that are in high demand. Learn basic skills that will get you ready to enter the industry as a labourer or an apprentice. You’ll learn how to safely use carpentry hand and power tools while carrying out a building project, getting the core skills to enter the industry.

What you will learn

There’s high demand for carpenters. Gain core skills from setting out and levelling to framing and roofing. Learn in the workshop and on the building site where you’ll construct a house that will become a family’s home. Learn to apply safe work practices and build a solid CV for entering an industry apprenticeship.

  • Receive on-site work experience in timber-framed construction
  • Safely use carpentry hand tools and timber machining equipment
  • Set up timber and metal scaffolds
  • Interpret construction drawings and prepare quantity lists
  • Learn first aid and how to apply safe work practices on construction sites

More detail about this qualification

Tool List - Carpentry

Students are required to have the items listed on this document for the programme.  

*Classes for this programme are from Monday to Thursday, 9:00am - 3:00pm.

Entry requirements

Open Entry.

**For fee exclusions, please see our terms and conditions.

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Last updated: 23/5/2024

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