ITAB Apprenticeships

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Level 3 – Carpentry

Make money while you're learning

Earn while you learn with a carpentry apprenticeship. With this joint programme from Ara and ITAB you'll learn from professionals, gain skills and experience that are in high demand and come away with a sought-after qualification.

With the ITAB carpentry apprenticeship you have the option of two study paths.

Course and fee information

Option 1

Suitable if you’re new to carpentry. You will start off with one year practical and theory at Ara and then move into an apprenticeship

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Level 3 - Carpentry

Gain in-demand carpentry skills and apply your learning in the real world with regular work experience on actual construction projects.

Course fees: TBA

You will then move into the New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry Level 4 (ITAB) with approx. 3-4 year apprenticeship with the first year fees free. Learn more about the New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry Level 4 (ITAB)

Option 2

Suitable if you’re already working in construction and wish to become an apprentice and gain the New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry Level 4 (ITAB)

Year 1 theory Free Year 1 practical Free
Year 2 theory $850 approx Year 2 practical Free
Year 3 theory $850 approx Year 3 practical Free
Year 4 theory$850 approxYear 4 practicalFree


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