Secure your future in the construction sector by becoming a plumber, gasﬁtter or drainlayer. You’ll be in hot demand, the money is great, and our pre-apprenticeship programme is your perfect way in Our practical, hands-on training will give you the knowledge and the skills you need to start your career in this lucrative, booming sector. You’ll graduate with hard skills equivalent to a first year apprentice, plus we’ll give your numeracy and literacy skills a big boost.
This course is now also available at our new Trades West Campus from February 2021.
Free study options available. Conditions apply. Please contact us and talk to the team for more info.
Course content includes:
Parts of this programme (unit standards 23229; 15757; 17599; 18426) are delivered under subcontracted agreement.
What qualifications will I gain?
Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF)
As part of the government's Targeted Training and Apprenticeships Fund (TTAF), our Trades Courses are now now free because they are focused on areas that are important for the New Zealand economy. Find out more here.
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT)
This course is also part of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) programme. If you’re Māori or Pasifika and aged 16-40, you might be able to get a scholarship to pay your course fees. You’ll also get one-on-one career coaching, help finding work, and other learner support. You can enroll in the MPTT programme once you’ve gotten into your course, so ask NZMA about how to apply.
Student loans and allowances are available if you meet the criteria.
Find out if you're eligible by calling StudyLink on Freephone 0800 88 99 00 or visit www.studylink.govt.nz.