CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION SKILLS
Nail your next step in the construction trade.
NZ Certificate Level 3 – 120 Credits
Open the door to an apprenticeship with this practical Level 3 certificate. Develop your industry knowledge and skill – from workplace safety, communication and construction terminology, to mastering calculations and basic building technology. Complete real-world carpentry projects and graduate work-ready with this programme that qualifies for the Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (free trades training)*.
Start date: Feb, March, April, May and June 2023
Duration: One year (40 weeks)
Entry requirement: Must be 16 years of age or older, and a school leaver . Successful applicants must have the physical capability and a level of literacy and numeracy to achieve success.
Contact us on 0800 622 871 to see if you are eligible for a free training!
Course one – Safety and Compliance (20 weeks)
Course two – Project Planning and Implementation (20 weeks)
Develop the skills construction employers want by studying in our ‘on the job’ carpentry environment.
- Project based learning demonstrations
- Theory sessions supporting workshop practice
- Practical building projects
- Group work
- Plenty of feedback and direction, individual support and guidance from industry experienced tutors who know their stuff
- Opportunities for workplace experience after hours and during semester breaks
What will I learn?
- Workplace safety and compliance
- Interpret specifications and drawings
- Perform calculations
- On the job communication and teamwork
- Apply carpentry terms and concepts
- Understand basic building technology
- Employer expectations – and how to meet them
- In semester one your focus is skills development and practice
- In semester two you put your new skills into practice by building a 2-bedroom bach
How will OCA support me?
- Unique programme tailored to Pasifika students
- Learn in a culturally responsive and inclusive environment
- Ongoing guidance and mentoring – even once you’re working in the industry
- Wrap-around Whanau Ora support
- Easy access to health and social services through the Fono
What will I walk away with?
- An NZQA-accredited qualification recognised by construction employers
- Transferable skills that will get you ahead in the industry
- You’ll be work-ready – get a job as a labourer or start your apprenticeship
Phone us on
0800 622 871
09 903 3550
Visit us at 92 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere, Auckland 2022
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org