New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

Designed for those working as a carpentry apprentice. Progress towards becoming a qualified carpenter. You will learn through practical tutorials, evening classes, workshop instruction, plus regular on-site assessment at your work by our tutors. Learn alongside other apprentices.

What you will learn

  • Receive on-site work experience in timber floor framing, flooring and wall framing
  • Install plasterboard linings and thermal insulation materials
  • Apply levelling methods and set out residential buildings
  • Interpret construction drawings and prepare quantity lists

Career options

  • Carpenter
  • Foreman
  • Site manager
  • Construction supervisor
  • Project manager

Entry criteria

You must be working in the industry to complete this programme. 

Hear from our students

Government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF)

These programmes are FREE under TTAF, covering; compulsory tuition fees, compulsory course costs and compulsory student services fees. Visit tec.govt.nz for more information about TTAF.

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