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Trades Taster Day

Entry Level

Year 11 (15 years old and over*)

Duration1 day
Time8.45am–3.00pm
LocationRotokauri Campus, G block
Total Cost $60 (GST inc.)
Dates

28 February 2020

15 May 2020

28 August 2020

What's it all about?

*Due to the workshop health and safety requirements, students need to be at least 15 years old to attend this STAR course.

Are you interested in learning about a trade? Come and join our Wintec trade tutors for a 1 day experience to see what it might be like as an automotive technician or construction builder.

Automotive:

Using our late model vehicles, our automotive tutors will lead you through some basic vehicle inspections and activities including such things as:

  • How to check for tyre wear
  • How to read the tyre sidewall information
  • How to safely remove and install a tyre
  • How to check for brake wear for both disk and drum brakes
  • How to check the various vehicle fluids
  • How to change a cam belt

Carpentry:

The building industry is booming and learning the fundamental skills to begin a career in the carpentry trade is a great step for anyone wanting the opportunity to complete a huge variety of building work. This can include:

  • Building a dream home
  • Renovating existing buildings
  • Working on multi-storey complexes

Develop your carpentry hand skills and decide for yourself if a career in the building industry is the right choice for you.

What to bring / wear?

  • Enclosed footwear - no open footwear
  • Comfortable clothing
  • Morning tea, lunch and a drink

Ready to book

Students - please talk to your careers advisor as you need to book through your school.

Careers advisors please go to the Booking Form to book.