New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills – Level 3

This qualification is suitable for people new to, or intending to enter, the construction trades sector. Part time and full-time options available.

Course Features

Level

3

Duration

40 Weeks Full-Time. 60 Weeks Part-Time.

Credits

120

Eligibility

NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident

Campus

Mangere, Kelston, Papakura

Starts

May 27th, June 24th, July 22nd, August 26th, Sep 23rd, Oct 21st, Nov 25th and Dec 9th.

Fees

$5,495.00 or fees free for eligible domestic students

Course Details

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wider construction trades sector with work-ready people able to enter the construction trades as a labourer or an apprentice.

This qualification is suitable for people new to, or intending to enter, the construction trades sector. Part time and full-time options available.

  • Health and safety, legislation, hand tools and PPE gear
  • First aid, power tools and communication skills
  • Drawing following project specifications, and performing calculations
  • First aid, power tools and communication skills
  • Preliminary carpentry work
  • Foundations and support structures
  • Basic building terminology and framing
  • Exterior wall claddings
  • Interior lining and finishing work
  • Demolition
  • Domestic students only; NZ citizens or permanent residents.
  • Building, Construction and Allied Trades qualification at level 2, including NCEA level 2 Vocational Pathway in Construction and Infrastructure sector or equivalent knowledge and skills is preferred.
  • All applicants must be 16 years of age or over and be able to demonstrate that their Literacy and Numeracy levels show a readiness to succeed in this course.
  • Applicants are also required to show a readiness or interest in the building, construction and allied trade areas.

Academic Pathway

Holders of this qualification may choose to continue their education towards a Level 4 qualification in carpentry, joinery or another construction-related allied trade.

Employment Pathway

Graduates of this qualification will be able to enter employment in trades within the construction industry as a labourer or to begin an Apprenticeship. With additional training and/or experience they may progress to further roles in the construction industry e.g. carpenter, joiner, plasterer, painter or roofer.

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Accreditation

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