New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) with a strand in Allied Trades
Specialise in scaffolding or masonry trades (brick and block laying)
Apply now for our July intake and TTAF will cover your fees^.
As part of the government’s Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF) to rebuild New Zealand's economy, this programme is free^ until 31 December 2022. For terms and conditions, more information, and other programmes covered by this scheme, click here.
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.
Masonry trades strand (Brick and block laying)
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.
You may be required to complete literacy and numeracy assessments as part of this programme.
February, July (masonry trades)
|Youth Guarantee (fees-free*)||
Available (eligibility criteria applies)
Full-time for 17 teaching weeks
Three days per week
|International fees||Not available to international students|
|Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship (fees-free*)||
Available (eligibility criteria applies)
|Qualification leads to||
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3)
with strands in Carpentry, Scaffolding, Masonry Trades, Paint and Plaster, and Roofing
Brick and block laying at MIT
Information is correct as at 29 June 2022. 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 2022 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2022 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2022 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 2022 are based on the 2021 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2022. 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 and Training Act 2020. 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). If you’re enrolled in an eligible programme, TTAF will automatically cover your fees from 1 July 2020 until 31 December 2022. If you commence your study on or before semester 2, 2022 with MIT, your fees from 1 January 2023 to 31 June 2023 will also be covered by Te Pūkenga. 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. Note: If you commence your study on or before semester 2, 2022 and your programme of study goes beyond 30 June 2023, your courses after this date will be subject to applicable course costs. Students commencing their study on or after semester 1, 2023 will not be eligible for any TTAF funding and courses will be subject to applicable course costs. Please talk to us at that time though, as you might be eligible for fees-free study or other options to cover the rest of your tuition fees.