Trades apprenticeships

Study Trades

Many Trades programmes at Ara include an apprenticeship. An apprenticeship involves being employed full time and learning your trade both on the job from your employer, and by attending regular classes at Ara. Apprenticeships are a great way to enter the workforce and earn an income while you work towards a qualification.

Apprenticeship programmes

The following programmes are apprenticeship programmes:

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery

Programme code:
NZ2343
Level:
4
Credits:
158
Starts:
Throughout the year

Extend your joinery expertise to suit your employment circumstances.

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New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ2663
Level:
4
Credits:
249
Starts:
February

Gain the professional skills and knowledge needed to apply for industry certification as a plumber.

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Carpentry

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry

Programme code:
NZ2738
Level:
4
Credits:
320
Starts:
January

Develop your carpentry skills plus the qualities of organisation and motivation needed to thrive in a construction environment.

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New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade) (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ2719
Level:
4
Credits:
270
Starts:
Throughout the year

Increase your skills in engineering fabrication.

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New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) Level 4

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade) (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ2714
Level:
4
Credits:
300
Starts:
Throughout the year

Gain the technical and problem solving skills needed to work in mechanical engineering environments.

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New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Light)

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Light)

Programme code:
NZ3097
Level:
3
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Get your career in automotive engineering off to the best start

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New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing

New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing

Programme code:
NZ3008
Level:
3
Credits:
120
Starts:
February, July

Equip yourself with skills for a career in the automotive repair and refinishing industry.

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	New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Heavy)

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) (Heavy)

Programme code:
NZ3097
Level:
3
Credits:
120
Starts:
February

Get your career in heavy vehicle automotive engineering off to the best start

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