Graduates will be able to:
- work safely and in accordance with compliance and regulatory requirements in the construction trades sector
- communicate effectively with colleagues and customers within the construction industry
- read and use specifications and drawings to complete simple construction projects
- perform simple calculations to complete a range of familiar tasks in the construction sector
Graduates of the Painting and Plastering strand will also be able to:
- apply generic construction industry terminology and display job role and inter-relationship knowledge while carrying out allied trades tasks
- identify and correctly use hand tools and materials to complete familiar tasks in the allied trades
- carry out assigned project work for allied trades
Graduates of this qualification will be able to enter employment in trades within the construction industry as a labourer or an apprentice. With additional training and/or experience they may go on to further roles in the construction industry such as carpenter, joiner, plasterer, painter or roofer.
To enhance the students’ learning, it is highly recommended that students undertake work experience in the construction industry.
- Steel cap boots and overalls
Security provisions and insurance cover is the responsibility of the students. WITT accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage of tools and equipment.
Changes for 2023 learners
On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.