About the course
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wider construction trades sector with work-ready people able to enter the construction trades as a labourer or an apprentice who have developed essential transferable skills and underpinning knowledge applicable to a wide range of construction-related trades.<br /><br />This qualification is suitable for people new to, or intending to enter, the construction trades sector. <br /><br />The strands recognise the knowledge and skills required of entrants to allied trades, or the carpentry or joinery trades. The allied trades include painting and decorating, roofing, interior systems and exterior plastering.<br /><br />Graduates will be able to work in the construction trades sector with limited supervision having gained skills and knowledge in health and safety, trade mathematics, hand tools and project work related to different aspects of the construction industry.
About the provider
We are one of the New Zealand's largest Private Training Establishment operating from three modern branches. Our training is generally unit based, with each unit offering credits towards nationally recognised qualifications. We offer a selection of courses which include training for the Industrial, Business and Financial sectors. Our courses aim to develop student's skills, attitudes and knowledge while addressing the identified needs of various industries. We also offer practical training that is job related and is aimed at producing skills needed for the workplace. Communication, job search and life skills are incorporated into all the courses we offer.