Have you been thinking about a career in the construction industry?
This entry-level course will prepare you for an apprenticeship or entry into the construction field. Learn the basic skills, knowledge, and terminology used on building sites.
Learn how to safely use hand and power tools while completing a small projects. This course will help you to get work-ready with valuable skills employers are looking for.
When you pass this course, you’ll get this award:
A training scheme is study and training that leads to an award but does not, of itself, lead to a qualification listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.
I want to keep studying
You’ll be ready to enter a pre-trades programme at Level 3 or above.
I want to use my skills
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.
Throughout the course you will be required to attend classes (approximately 29 hours per week) and complete set activities from home.
These activities will take approximately 4 hours of learning per week.
To enrol in this programme, a potential student must: