New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3)
Specialise in scaffolding or brick and block laying
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.
The construction industry needs more scaffolders and bricklayers.
This qualification will give you practical and work-ready skills to start out in the industry.
Learn how to work to industry standards and meet all appropriate consenting and compliance requirements. You will get real-life experience completing a project to industry standards.
When you graduate, you will be ready to get a job as a trainee or apprentice working under supervision. You will also receive a tool kit of equipment needed to complete the course.
Choose your specialist strand
Learn health and safety, and the basic principles of how to design, construct and dismantle scaffolding from around structures.
Brick and block laying strand (masonry trades)
Learn the fundamentals of how to lay bricks and concrete blocks to construct or repair a range of structures such as buildings, walls, or paved areas.
Aspects of this programme are physically demanding, please talk with an Ask Me! agent if you face fitness or mobility challenges.
|Study location(s)||MIT TechPark|
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||Available (eligibility criteria applies)|
Six months (full-time)
|Study method||Three days per week|
|International fees||Not available to international students|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||Available (eligibility criteria applies)|
New Zealand Certificate
Brick and block laying at MIT
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.