40 weeks full-time: 34 teaching weeks plus 6 holiday weeks
Carpentry Strand is $6,224 plus $240 Student Services Levy. Joinery Strand (90 credits) is $4,668 plus $180 Student Services Levy.
Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. View course details for individual fees.
NZ2834 - New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills
Get your building career off to a great start through this comprehensive certificate.
The popularity of this programme reflects the excellent employment opportunities for graduates.
Two strands are available.
The programme is supported by the Industry Training Association Building (ITaB) scheme and the BCITO.
As a graduate, you will be qualified to work as entry-level construction site workers, pre-cut factory workers, and in the retail sector of the building and construction industry.
Your tutors are licenced building practitioners and NMIT is also involved with New Zealand Certified Builders, Master Builders and Master Joiners.
NMIT students are strongly represented in the regional and national Apprentice of the Year competitions.
This qualification will assist you in obtaining an apprenticeship.
If you are of Māori descent in Marlborough check out the Whenua Kura Trust partnership(external link) with NMIT providing fees free study for those up to 40 years old.
During the programme you will be working with tools on real life building projects.
You will be spending some time in the classroom learning the theory before putting what you have learnt into practise in the workshop.
Read Levi's story below that has led to his successful construction career.