Part time – Career Preparation for Engineering Trades/Welding (Level 3)

Start your welding & engineering career.
With a duration of 25 weeks, this free* part-time, after hours course can work around your schedule, so you can upskill and train for the career you want outside of normal business hours.

2022 is your last chance to join our welding courses for FREE* under the government’s Targeted Training & Apprenticeship Fund (TTAF), regardless of prior study!

Training Days: Monday to Thursday 6pm to 9:15pm, Saturday 8am to 4pm (class times may differ between campuses).

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25 Weeks


25 April 2022
11 July 2022

What you will learn:
  • Study skills and employment options

  • Setting learning goals and progress checks

  • Identifying barriers to learning and problem solving

  • Health and Safety

  • Workshop processes

  • Industry terminology and workplace numeracy

  • Safe use of tools, machinery and equipment

  • Industry related projects

  • Effective Team Work

  • Communication Skills

What you will get:
  • Free daily breakfast

  • Free transport assistance

  • Free safety gear including, overalls, ear plugs, gloves, welding helmet & safety glasses

  • New Zealand Certificate in Career Preparation (Level 3)

  • Up to 60 NZQA Credits upon completion

  • CV support

We’re looking for:
  • We need you to be physically able to complete workshop activities.

  • You need to have reasonable numeracy and literacy skills.

  • You need to be 16 years old or over, a New Zealand Permanent Resident or Citizen to be eligible for this free training.

Please note: Our dedicated team will work with you to find an employment placement. However please be aware that employment is not guaranteed following the training. Employer suitability criteria applies.

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You may be able to train while you receive your benefit. Please check with your case manager before you enrol with us.
Want to know more about our programmes? Get in touch here or call us on 0800 236 765.