An ability to work with your hands or have completed related materials technology areas would be an advantage.
It is recommended that students under the age of 20 would have met the literacy and numeracy requirements of NCEA Level 1 or equivalent.
To successfully complete this programme, students need to be aware of the physical demands required for this career pathway.
Students must supply their own equipment as specified in the Student Handbook.
To optimise chances of student success, 100% attendance is strongly recommended.
Students who do not meet the requirements for the award of the Certificate in Carpentry, Level 4 but who complete a minimum of 60 credits of which at least 40 are at Level 3 may apply for the award of the Certificate in Introduction to Carpentry, Level 3.
The Certificate in Carpentry is being replaced by the New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry Strand) Level 3 in 2017.