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Construction Trade Skills2021-01-27T12:47:12+13:00

Project Description

Nail your next step in the construction trade.

NZ CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION TRADE SKILLS (CARPENTRY) LEVEL 3

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: March and July 2021, see website for the next/additional start date(s)
Duration: One year (40 weeks)
Credits: 120
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.

This programme is free to Maori and Pasifika 16 – 40 years old or if you’re eligible for fees free*. 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

Apply Today

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

Phone us on 0800 622 871 (OCA TRADE) or 09 903 3550

Visit us at 92 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere, Auckland 2022

Email us at info@oca.nz

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