Are you an outdoors, hands-on person? Would you like a career in a growing industry?
The carpentry industry offers a lifetime career working locally or overseas. Learn the basic skills and knowledge to begin a new career in building and construction.
This entry-level programme will prepare you for an apprenticeship or entry into the construction field.
When you pass this programme, you'll get this qualification:
You'll be ready to enter an apprenticeship scheme with another training provider. The industry qualification takes 3-4 years to complete.I want to use my qualification
There are opportunities for graduates to seek labouring roles or an apprenticeship in carpentry or similar trades in the building industry with construction companies and contractors.
This is a full-time programme that consists of 120 credits, taught over 38 weeks. Throughout the programme you will be required to:
You'll also need to complete in your own time set activities for approximately 10 hours per week. Some learning activities will need to be completed online. You'll need to have access to an internet connected device for this programme.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must:
Provided you meet the criteria for funding, fees will not apply for this programme.
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT)
MPTT aims to increase the number of Māori and Pasifika learners accessing pre-employment or vocational training. As part of this initiative, Māori and Pasifika applicants aged between 16-40 years can apply for scholarships that will pay for their study fees.
Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF)
For provider-based study, all domestic students eligible for government tuition subsides are eligible to access TTAF. This includes all New Zealand citizens or residence visa holders studying in New Zealand.
If you do not meet the criteria for the above funding, the following 2021 fees will apply:
Year 1: $5,382 GST Inclusive.