Carpentry

If you like working with your hands and seeing your efforts come to fruition, a career in carpentry or the electrical fields can be hugely rewarding and demand for these trades is predicted to increase as the building and construction industry picks up, particularly in Christchurch.

Programmes

  • New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

    • Code: NZ2738
    • Intakes: Industry
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 320
    • Duration: 3-4 years

    Graduates of this qualification will be qualified carpenters. They may go on to further roles in the Carpentry Industry such as site supervision, project management, contracts management, quantity surveying, business...

  • New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3)

    • Code: NZ2834
    • Intakes: Semester 1, May
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 120
    • Duration: 1 year

    This programme prepares you to enter the construction workforce in a range of areas, including as an apprentice.

    Learn about safety, tools, materials, construction terminology, construction tasks and projects, processes, and...

Courses

  • Basic Wooden Garden Furniture

    • Code: CONS.2013
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications, and perform calculations, planning requirements and...

  • Building Consent and Planning Requirements

    • Code: CONS.3101
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    Enable students to identify, interpret and explain regulations, documentation and procedures in relation to the residential building industry, and to undertake planning requirements for residential construction projects....

  • Building Drawings, Calculations and Employment Skills

    • Code: CONS.3105
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills to interpret and create construction sketches and drawings, and perform building calculations based on construction drawings....

  • Construction Hand and Power Tools

    • Code: CONS.3104
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to safely select, operation and maintain hand and power tools used within the construction industry....

  • Construction Materials and Safe Working Practices

    • Code: CONS.3103
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of health and safety requirements, safe working practices, and the use of timber, other construction materials, machinery and equipment...

  • Exterior Wall Cladding and Joinery

    • Code: CONS.4103
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills to install exterior...

  • Foundations, Subfloor Framing, Flooring and Decking

    • Code: CONS.4100
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo

    Skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills for the preparation and set-out a proposed building site, and construction of a subfloor...

  • Interior Lining and Finishing

    • Code: CONS.4105
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills to complete interior...

  • Introduction to Brick and Block Work

    • Code: TRDE.2001
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of the masonry industry, the work processes, tools, equipment and materials used for brick and block work, and workplace...

  • Introduction to Carpentry and Workplace Safety

    • Code: CONS.3106
    • Level: 3
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    Gain fundamental knowledge of the construction process, and the skills to read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications, perform calculations, and safely use and maintain tools, machinery and equipment....

  • Pergola and Basic Residential Fence and Gate Projects

    • Code: CONS.2014
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 10
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to construct a pergola and a basic residential fencing and gates and maintain basic residential...

  • Roof Cladding

    • Code: CONS.4104
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills to install roof...

  • Roof Framing

    • Code: CONS.4102
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills for roof framing...

  • Safe Working Practices and Hand and Power Tools

    • Code: CONS.2012
    • Level: 2
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua Trades Academy; Taupo Trades Academy; Tokoroa Trades Academy; Whakatane Trades Academy

    The aim of this course is to provide students with the skills and knowledge of health and safety requirements, safe working practices and to safely select, operate and maintain hand...

  • Wall Framing

    • Code: CONS.4101
    • Level: 4
    • Credits: 15
    • Location: Rotorua (Mokoia); Tokoroa; Taupo; Whakatane

    Provide students with the skills and knowledge required to understand and apply a range of theoretical and practical carpentry skills for wall framing construction to a single-level residential dwelling, and...

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