When a job is what you want, our Umanga programmes can help you gain the experience and qualifications you need for your chosen career. With a trade under your belt you’ll be set up for a better future for yourself and your whānau.
This entry-level course will prepare you for an apprenticeship or entry into the construction field. Get the basic skills, knowledge and terminology used on building sites.
Levels 2 Training Scheme | 12 weeks - full-time | No feesLearn more
The Thinning to Waste Training Scheme is for those who are employed in a relevant silviculture role, who want to add to their current skill base.
Levels 3 Training Scheme | 36 weeks - part-time | No feesLearn more
This nationally recognised qualification provides the foundation skills you need to plant and tend forests. You'll learn mainly out in the bush, where you'll work with other forestry professionals.
Level 2 | 18 weeks - full-time | No feesLearn more
The carpentry industry offers a lifetime career working locally or overseas. Learn the basic skills and knowledge to begin a new career in building and construction.
Level 3 | 38 weeks - full-time | Fees applyLearn more