CertificateFull time – 6 months
Annual Fees(indicative 2019)
|February & July||
InternationalThis programme is not available to international students
Course related costsAdvised on enrolment
Domestic Applications due
|Received all year|
International Applications due
|This programme is not available to international students|
|Christchurch - Ensors Road|
Take the first steps towards a career in the construction industry.
Largely practical in nature, based around simple construction projects such as: furniture making, painting and decorating skills, basic plastering and other hands on activities.
At the completion of the programme you'll have the basic capabilities needed to pursue further education or employment.
If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.
To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.
To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.
To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
Some programmes require a minimum age of 16. Please enquire.
Pending approval by NZQA
If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.
To apply for this programme please complete:
- An application form
This programme can lead you into a range of careers such as joinery, furniture making, painting and decorating, carpentry or plasterboard.
On completion of this programme you can enrol in further study in your chosen trade, either alongside employment (apprenticeships), or full time pre-trade study.
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