ProgrammePart-time, 1 year (while still at school)
|New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry strand) (DE)||Fees may apply to international students|
|Received all year|
|Christchurch - Ensors Road, SIT|
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Gain in-demand carpentry skills and apply your learning in the real world with regular work experience on actual construction projects
Dual Enrolment programmes are FREE if you're in Years 11, 12 or 13 and a great way to earn NCEA credits and get a feel for tertiary study, while you’re still at school.
This programme will equip you with a wide range of practical skills as well as an understanding of carpentry theory, calculations, quantities, drawing, communication skills and related studies. You will also learn about tools, machines and timber, plus the construction of single and two story residential buildings and light commercial buildings.
In order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.
You'll earn a New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry strand) (DE).
This programme is delivered two days per week (Thursdays and Fridays 9:00am - 3:00pm).
*Places are limited and funding is dependent on availability. Some courses may incur costs, depending on the learner's eligibility.
NZQF credits in the table below are awarded to you on completion of this programme. These credits contribute to achieving your NCEA qualification.
To enroll you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at a secondary school and a New Zealand citizen, permanent resident or hold a visa that allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
If you are interested in enrolling in a Dual Enrolment course, you should first talk to your secondary school or with Ara.
As different programmes are offered, entry requirements, application, and interview processes (including selection criteria) may vary.
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.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits||Level 4 Credits|
|24380||Demonstrate knowledge of construction of pile foundations.||1||4||4|
|24362||Demonstrate knowledge of working drawings and specifications for building work.||1||3||3|
|13053||Erect and dismantle scaffolding up to five metres in height.||4||6||6|
|13031||Demonstrate knowledge of regulations and precautions for demolition work.||3||1||1|
|12998||Demonstrate knowledge of carpentry hand tools.||3||4||4|
|9184||Erect and dismantle non-notifiable prefabricated frame scaffolding up to five metres in height.||6||5||5|
|13039||Safely use and maintain portable power tools and attachments for construction work on site||3||8||8|
|13038||Safely use and maintain bench saws to machine timber on site||3||2||2|
|13037||Safely use and maintain carpentry hand tools on site||3||6||6|
|13000||Demonstrate knowledge of portable power tools used on construction sites||3||4||4|
|12999||Demonstrate knowledge of timber machining equipment used on construction sites||3||3||3|
|24378||Perform building calculations||1||4||4|
|13016||Demonstrate knowledge of the erection and dismantling of scaffolding up to five metres in height||4||3||3|
|12997||Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices on construction sites||4||3||3|
|6402||Provide basic life support||8||1||1|
|6401||Provide first aid.||6||1||1|
|6400||Manage first aid in an emergency situation.||6||2||2|