Targeted Training & Apprenticeship Fund

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Help get the country moving by getting the skills employers need now!

Designed to help New Zealand grow post-Covid, the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund means a range of industry-specific courses are fees-free from 1 July 2020 and 31 December 2022.

You can find out more about this fees-free offer here.

Fees-Free TTAF study options at Ara:

Health and Wellbeing

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Social and Community Services)

Engineering and Architecture

New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
New Zealand Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)

Trades

New Zealand Certificate in Joinery
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship)
New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Trade)
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering
New Zealand Certificate in Engineering Fabrication (Trade)
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Carpentry strand
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand (Painting and Decorating)
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Joinery strand

Commercial Road Transport

New Zealand Certificate in Commercial Road Transport (Heavy Vehicle Operator)

Study and Career Preparation*

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Architectural Studies Pathway)
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Engineering Pathway)
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Construction)
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) (New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Pathway)
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Construction and Architectural Studies Pathway)

* Terms and Conditions apply for the Study and Career Preparation programmes:

  1. Ara standard entry requirements apply
  2. The first 100 learners who are enrolled in the Study and Career Preparation programmes are entitled to the fees-free offer, on a first come first serve basis.
  3. Students already enrolled in these programmes are automatically eligible.
  4. The offer applies for study in 2020 only i.e. starting July 2020.
  5. The offer is only available to students who are not eligible for the Governments first year of fees-free study.
  6. The Compulsory Student Services Fee is not covered as part of the offer, and is therefore will still be payable.