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Browse our pre-apprenticeship trade courses taught by friendly, tradie tutors. Choose from Construction, Electrical Engineering, Plumbing & Gasfitting or Painting & Plastering.

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Trades are always in high demand, but there has never been a better time to move into the booming building industry.

By studying one of our trades courses, you’ll gain essential skills and form basic knowledge that can help you eventually move ahead into a career. 

Why Choose NZMA?

  • Guaranteed apprenticeship on graduation for all construction students*

  • All Trades courses are FREE in 2022, thanks to TTAF**

  • Get all the tools you need when you sign up

  • Put your new skills into practice on real projects

  • Enjoy smaller classes with friendly, helpful tradie tutors 

  • Build your confidence in a fun, supportive environment

  • Assistance with food and transport costs available***

*A construction apprenticeship is in conjunction with our partnership with G&H and will be provided to a student who meets the following eligibility criteria:

  • Enrols in a Certificate in Carpentry Trade Skills (Level 3) at NZMA starting in July or August 2022; and

  • Subsequently successfully completes and graduates from that course.

This apprenticeship is not transferable in any respect and does not result in receiving any financial benefit from NZMA.

**TTAF is Targeted Training and Apprenticeship Fund, the Government’s free Trades training scheme.

***Available through student hardship funding.

Not sure which way to go? No worries, we can help you find the course that best suits you. 

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