Level 3 Trades Academy Construction Engineering

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Perks

Recommended Prior Learning

Successful completion of Level 2 Trade Academy Construction Engineering course.

Interview with HoLA Technology / Trades Academy

This is a continuation of the Level 2 Trade Academy Construction Engineering course for students who wish to enter the Construction or the Engineering industry. 

You will continue studying Construction and Engineering; 2 days at a Tertiary Institution (Construction, Engineering, Logistics, Leadership Skills), one day at the ARA Refurbishment Site (refurbishing old houses) and have a 'Project Day' based in school. In addition, you will study P.E. and Financial Literacy.

The purpose of this programme is to prepare you for employment as an apprentice while studying for NCEA Level 3 or move to a Tertiary Institution for further training.

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Building Surveyor, Architect, Heavy Truck Driver, Collision Repair Technician, Glazier, Automotive Refinisher, Wall and Floor Tiler, Building Insulator, Brick and Blocklayer, Naval Architect, Building Contractor, Building and Construction Labourer, Earthmoving Machine Operator, Cabinet Maker, Line Mechanic, Flooring Installer, Coachbuilder/Trimmer, Mine/Quarry Manager, Painter and Decorator, Telecommunications Technician, Concrete Worker, Stonemason, Quantity Surveyor, Crane Operator, Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer, Plasterer, Fencer, Plastics Worker, Furniture Finisher, Upholsterer, Landscape Architect, Glass Processor, Health and Safety Adviser, Industrial Spray Painter, Joiner, Purchasing/Supply Officer, Recycler/Dismantler, Roading Construction Worker, Roadmarker, Roofer, Saw Doctor, Wood Processing Worker, Tyre Technician, Facilities Manager, Mining Engineer, Survey Technician, Aeronautical Engineer, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Product Assembler, Architectural Technician, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Metal Worker, Boat Builder, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Building and Construction Manager, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Miner/Quarry Worker, Diver, Telecommunications Engineer, Electronics Trades Worker, Driller, Electrician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Lift Technician, Engineering Machinist, Environmental Engineer, Welder, Marine Engineer, Locksmith, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Plastics Technician, Project Manager, Scaffolder, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Fire Engineer