Career Guidance Workshop
Are you unsure of your future path or looking for a career change? Our Career Guidance Workshop can help you plan your current or future career journey.
This one-year, fees-free course will help you develop your technical knowledge, as well as your practical skills relating to many aspects of building and the construction industry. Our graduates go on to become carpenters, builders, project managers, and much more.
|Module code||Module title||Level||Credits||Pre-requisites||Co-requisites|
| BILD307||Carpentry Terminology||3||10|
| BILD308||Basic Building Technology||3||10|
| BILD309||Construction and Installation Processes||3||10|
| BILD310||Building Foundations Project||3||20|
| BILD311||Building Envelope and Structural Elements Project||3||20|
| BILD312||Building Interiors Project||3||20|
Graduates will have the skills and knowledge to work 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, plasterer, painter, or roofer. They may wish to register as a Licensed Building Practioner.
General academic admission
There is open entry to this programme although students must demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success.
a) Candidates may be required to undertake a Needs Assessment to help identify any support they may need in order to be successful in the programme.
b) To meet legal and health requirements, candidates must be physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme.
English language requirements
Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 5, with no individual band score lower than 5; or equivalent.
As some of the practical components within this programme are considered high risk, students will be required to submit to an initial drug screen, and may be required to submit to further drug screening if there is reasonable cause to suspect a student is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, as per Wintec’s Drug & Alcohol Policy (OP-16/04).
To check what you need to gain entry to a course, review the entry criteria available on each programme page. These assist you in understanding what qualifications or experience are typically required to gain entry. You can contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0800 2 Wintec at any time for further guidance.
Are you ready for your first day of class? Check out your start date and where you need to be. You can also find useful information about studying at Wintec on our welcome page.
Safety boots, glasses, and tools are provided to all students. Students can get help with boot sizes at the whānau afternoon.
Tēnei te mihi mahana ki a koe e piki nei, e kake nei ki te Kuratini o Waikato.
You are warmly invited to attend the official welcome to Wintec for all new students, staff and whānau (family) at either our marae, Te Kōpū Mānia o Kirikiriroa or Rotokauri campus. The pōwhiri is a welcoming ceremony involving mihimihi (speeches), waiata (singing), and will conclude with kai timotimo (light refreshments). Please gather at the campus hubs, and a staff member will guide you through our pōwhiri.
Click here to find out when the next pōwhiri will be.
If your programme requires you to have access to textbooks, these can be purchased through a range of suppliers listed below:
New Zealand-based suppliers
General book suppliers
The Wintec Prospectus (otherwise known as a course guide) outlines everything you need to know about Wintec. It contains information about the Wintec campuses, student life, and the programmes that are on offer.
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