New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Building not elsewhere classified

Qualification

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

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.

This qualification is suitable for people new to, or intending to enter, the construction trades sector.

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.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$28,497

Median earnings one year after study

$31,043

Median earnings two years after study

$39,487

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

56%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

BPW Hawera Second Chance Education Grant

Provided by:

BPW New Zealand - Projects Chair

Website:

http://www.bpwhawera.org.nz/

Value:

The grant is up to $1000 .

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Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Provided by:

Wellington Institute of Technology - WelTec Scholarships Administrator

Website:

http://www.weltec.ac.nz/

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.ac.nz

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