Study Carpentry & Construction

  • Carpentry course tutor with students in the workshop
  • Carpentry students building a house
  • Carpentry course student Mania

Boost your chances of getting the best carpentry jobs and promotions. Our part-time and full-time carpentry and building courses equip you with all the qualifications you need. Choose from certificate (pre-trade), supervisor, or diploma qualifications and enjoy great building apprenticeships and job prospects right here in Tauranga, and as far afield as your ambitions take you.

Registered Master Builders and Certified Builders support all our carpentry and construction courses and our training is practical and up-to-the-minute. You’ll benefit from specialist training in our well-equipped workshop at the Windermere Campus, and an apprentice programme run on-site where you work, and here at the Polytechnic.

Take a look at some photos of the houses our carpentry students are building on and off campus.

Our Carpentry & Construction Programmes and Courses

Programme/Course
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills with strands in Allied Trades and Carpentry (Level 3)
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor) (Level 4)
New Zealand Diploma in Construction [Quantity Surveying strand] (Level 6)
New Zealand Diploma in Construction [Construction Management strand] (Level 6)