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 Construction Trade Skills (Level 3) (Carpentry)

  • Dunedin and Central Otago
  • 1 year
  • Level 3
  • Starts July, 2017 (Dunedin) February, 2018 (Dunedin & Central Otago)
  • Apply now!

This Carpentry programme, based at both our Dunedin and Central Otago campuses will give you the work-ready skills to enter the construction trades as an apprentice carpenter working under supervision.

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