New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, this programme is now free^. For terms and conditions, more information, and other programmes covered by this scheme, click here.
Due to high demand, we recommend applying early.
Roll up your sleeves and become a qualified carpenter with this three year managed apprenticeship.
This qualification is designed for people who are employed in the construction industry. You will learn all the required aspects of the carpentry trade and the knowledge you need to succeed in this industry.
To gain this qualification you will need to be employed in the construction industry with an employer who is willing to support you with regular work to meet the graduate outcomes of this qualification.
Study will take place one evening per week in class, while employers and tutors will verify your practical skills when you are at work.
You will be visited on-site throughout the programme.
Please note: Aspects of this programme are physically demanding, please talk with an Ask Me! agent if you face fitness or mobility challenges. A small component of this programme is delivered by a sub-contractor.
Already in an apprenticeship?
Check to see if your employer qualifies for the apprenticeship boost. This can help you to keep earning while you train towards your qualification. Available until August 2022.
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Not available|
Full-time for 3 years (34 teaching weeks per year)
One night per week and work place assessment
|International fees||Not available to international students|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Not available|
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Certificate
Information is correct as at February 2021. Programme fees are based on a full-time student and may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2021 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2021 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2021 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here www.manukau.ac.nz/cssf. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2021 are based on the 2020 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2021. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology Limited is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.
^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.