Building, construction and carpentry

Goodbye fees, study building, construction and carpentry 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 building, construction and carpentry programmes for free^. Find out more.

Make the most of the rest of this year and apply now for our final intake NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) in Carpentry.
The next intake is starting on 12 August and spaces are limited. Apply now.

Today’s building industry is calling out for more skilled and qualified workers.

If you're starting out, our programmes give you all the practical experience you need. You'll graduate ready to work on residential and large-scale building projects.

If you already have experience you may be able to fast-track your qualification through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

^Free study for this qualification may be available to you under the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF). Visit 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.