New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills
Building not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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.
Key Information for Students
Maori 16-40 years of age, genuine desire to work in carpentry industry or allied trades, capability of tertiary study at Level 3, good character, ability to remain drug free
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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