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EIT’s School of Trades and Technology provides students with the skills and qualifications to help access a career in the workplace.

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National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

This certificate offers a new way of looking at your carpentry apprenticeship. You'll earn as you learn with on-the-job training, day release courses and night classes to ensure you'll end up with the best carpentry skills and qualification.

In Hawke's Bay this certificate is an Industry Training Association Building (ITAB) apprenticeship scheme, backed by Certified Builders Association of New Zealand (CBANZ). All EIT staff are trade qualified.

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Featured Profile

Isaac Summers

Isaac Summers, Student

School wasn't for me and the Youth Guarantee Scheme means I'm studying for free!

Featured Staff

Todd Rogers

Todd Rogers

After leaving Central Hawke’s Bay College, Todd signed up for a carpentry apprenticeship in the New Zealand Army.   During his 15-year service, he was the army’s construction manager with responsibility for as many as 52 apprentices in training.

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Try all the Trades

Get a 'taste' of all the trades, Certificate in Applied Practical Skills - Trade Skills provides students with an introduction to carpentry, electrical, automotive, mechanical engineering and collision repair.

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Specialist Facilities 

Purpose designed and equipped with state-of-the-art teaching technology, EIT’s newest building reflects an innovative approach to trades training. The new facility provides a ‘hands on’ learning environment for over 190 students per week.

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Mar
4

Pre-Trades Programme Develops Practical Skills

Now just weeks away from completing a pre-trades certificate in plumbing and gasfitting... Read More

Dec
19

Māori Introduced to Building Trade on Marae

A joint initiative launched by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success in... Read More

Nov
24

Trades and Technology Lends a Hand at the Certified Builders’ Charity Build

Last Friday some Carpentry Level 3 students joined the team at the Certified Builders’... Read More

Oct
20

Marae-Based Learning Introduce Maori to Building Trade

A joint initiative launched this year by EIT and iwi is proving an unqualified success... Read More

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