Goodbye fees, study carpentry, scaffolding, brick and block laying for free.
As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, you can now study our carpentry, scaffolding, brick and block laying programmes for free^.
Today’s construction industry is calling out for more skilled and qualified workers.
If you want to kick-start your career or enter a carpentry apprenticeship, our programmes give you all the practical experience and knowledge you need. You will graduate ready to work on residential and commercial building projects.
If you've already got on-the-job skills, knowledge and experience, you may be able to get these recognised, and gain credits towards your qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
The following programmes are available in this area of study:
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) Specialise in scaffolding or brick and block laying
- New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) with a strand in Carpentry
^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit https://www.tec.govt.nz/funding/funding-and-performance/funding/fund-finder/targeted-training-and-apprenticeship-fund/faqs-for-learners/ for eligibility criteria and more information. Students must be eligible to study as a domestic student and meet any other entry criteria as required. Some costs may also apply. Free study is subject to funding confirmation.