The programme covers practical trade skills (with underpinning theory) in the following:
- use and maintenance of carpentry tools and equipment including hand tools, portable power tools, machine tools
- erecting profiles, setting out and levelling houses exercises
- sub-floor framing
- erecting frames and trusses
- erecting ceilings
- construction of framework as required
- site safe certificate
- first aid
- health and safety
Class times for semester one and two are Monday to Thursday, 9am to 3pm.
Students will need their own set of tools, including builder's apron, steel cap boots, cutting knife (with snap blade), nail punch set, folding rule, 8m measuring tape, combination square, claw hammer, chisel set, carpenter's pencil, small padlock, screwdrivers, calculator, pen and paper. A smartphone or tablet is also required to access online learning resources.
10 credits NCEA Level 1 literacy and 10 credits NCEA Level 1 numeracy or equivalent
Youth Guarantee places may be available; Youth Guarantee entry criteria applies, please contact us
Please note this programme is not available for international students.
Government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF)
These programmes are FREE under TTAF, covering; compulsory tuition fees, compulsory course costs and compulsory student services fees. Visit tec.govt.nz for more information about TTAF.