Trades calendar

The dates below are provided as a guideline only and end dates may differ depending on your programme of study.

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2021 key dates

Arboriculture and landscape construction

New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture (Level 3) With strands in Arboriculture and Landscape Construction

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Intake 1 Monday 22 February – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October
Automotive technology

New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)

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Semester 1 

Tuesday 9 February – Friday 9 July

Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 12 July – Friday 23 July
Semester 2

Monday 26 July – Friday 26 November

Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October
Friday 26 November – February 2022
Building, construction and carpentry
Scaffolding, brick and block laying

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Scaffolding or Brick and Block Laying)

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Semester 1 Monday 15 February – Friday 25 June Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Semester 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October
Carpentry and construction

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) with a strand in Carpentry

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Intake 1 Monday 15 February – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

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Intake 1 Monday 15 February – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor) (Level 4)

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Intake 1 Monday 15 February – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision) (Level 5)

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Intake 1 Monday 15 February – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 3 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October
Electrical trades

New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering Theory (Level 3)

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Semester 1 Monday 25 January – Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 23 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Semester 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 26 November Monday 4 October – Friday 8 October
Mechanical engineering trades

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)

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Intake 1 Tuesday 9 February - Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 30 April
Monday 5 July – Friday 23 July
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 26 November Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October

New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Advanced) (Level 5)

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Ongoing intakes* All year

*Pending approval.

Plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying

New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Level 3) (Pre-Apprenticeship)

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Intake 1 Tuesday 9 February - Friday 2 July Monday 19 April – Friday 23 April
Intake 2 Monday 26 July – Friday 19 November Monday 4 October – Friday 8 October
Refrigeration and air conditioning

New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trades Assistant) (Level 3)

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Semester 1 Monday 26 July – Friday 17 December Monday 4 October – Friday 15 October