Study Carpentry at Otago Polytechnic’s Central Otago campus, and get ready for a career in construction.

Carpentry graduates are in demand in a variety of roles, from constructing or maintaining buildings, or ensuring buildings are built well, safely and within budget. As the world population continues to increase, there will always be demand for qualified Carpentry graduates.

Central Otago, with its unique landscape and exciting potential for growth is the ideal location for gaining Carpentry qualification. We will give you up-to-date skills and knowledge to assist with and lead building projects, plus you will gain valuable work-experience locally.

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4) now offered in Cromwell

In 2019 we are delivering our ITAB Carpentry block courses at our Central Campus – this means first- and second-year managed apprentices can complete their training in Central!

We invite you to visit our new Trades Facility and to speak to our Apprentice Manager and teaching team about our programme and new block courses.

Saturday 1 December 2019, 10.30am – 12.30pm
Central Campus

 

Contact Jim Huntington
Apprentice Manager
027 430 7036

 

 

New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Carpentry)

  • Dunedin and Central Otago
  • 1 year
  • Level 3
  • Starts February (Dunedin & Central Otago) and July (Dunedin only)
  • Apply now!

Gain the work-ready skills you need to enter the construction trades as an apprentice carpenter working under supervision.

New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

  • Dunedin and Central
  • 3.5-4 years
  • Level 4
  • Starts flexible
  • Apply now

Want to become a carpenter, site supervisor, building project manager, construction firm owner or self-employed builder? Learn from professionals and gain sought after skills with a carpentry apprenticeship pathway brought to you by Otago Polytechnic and Industry Training Association Building (ITAB).

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