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Foundation Skills in Carpentry2020-12-18T07:43:39+13:00

Project Description

Lay the groundwork for your construction career!

NZ CERTIFICATE IN FOUNDATION SKILLS (CARPENTRY AND FABRICATION) LEVEL 2

Establish your goals, lock in your pathway, and build your carpentry skills with this practical one semester programme. Work with a team on exciting construction projects, improve your literacy and numeracy, and boost your industry knowledge. Best of all, this is a FREE trades training programme with plenty of mentor support!

Start Date: February and July 2021 (Please check back for updated information)
Duration: Half year (20 weeks)
Credits: 60
Entry requirement: Must be 16 years old

This is a free Youth Guarantee programme for 16 – 19 year old

Course one – Pathways and Goals (10 weeks)
Course two – Projects (10 weeks)

Why sit in a classroom all week when you can gain real-world experience? This practical hands-on programme will keep you focussed and engaged through:

  • Loads of activities and experiential learning
  • Guest speakers
  • Workshops and related site visits

How will OCA support me?

  • Ongoing mentoring – both during your studies and once you’re working
  • Pick up and drop offs
  • Additional training – we even help you get your driver licence
  • Guest speakers, industry seminars and opportunity to participate in work experience
  • Whānau Ora family services

What will I learn?

  • Building carpentry projects such as cabinets, stools and café tables
  • Develop your understanding of New Zealand’s construction industry, and its impact on cultures and communities
  • Career and personal goal setting
  • Teamwork, problem solving, communication skills
  • Literacy and numeracy
  • Incorporate your culture and designs into project
  • Health and safety practice

What will I walk away with?

  • An NZQA-accredited qualification
  • The skills and knowledge you need for next level carpentry studies
  • Entry level work readiness

Apply Today

ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

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

Visit us at 3A Rennie Drive, Airport Oaks, Mangere, Auckland 2022

Email us at info@oca.nz

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