Construction Enjoy hands-on learning in our brand new facility. Our new $11 million Wellington Regional School of Construction has opened on SH2 near the Petone Railway Station. You’ll learn on-site, on one of our houses, in community projects or through work experience placements. Gain skills that are in high demand. Just starting out? Need to upskill? WelTec is the largest provider of trade training in the Wellington region. Brick and Block Laying. Carpentry. Landscaping. Painting. Plastering. Plumbing. And more. Your tutors know their trades inside-out. Their years of industry experience means they’ll help you quickly gain essential skills.
Carpentry Keen to be a carpenter or builder? You’ll get what you need to know through practical tutorials, classes in our workshop and by building an actual house on-site. Choose a programme that suits you, from learning the basics to gaining construction management skills.
Plastering Our tutors will develop your technique and you’ll gain experience in plasterboard preparation and finishing. There is also the opportunity to practise your skills on one of WelTec’s houses or projects in the community.
Learn how to erect scaffolding, professionally prepare surfaces and paint interiors and exteriors. There is also the opportunity to practise your skills on one of WelTec’s houses or projects in the community. Students in applied decorating gain skills in wallpapering, decorative colour effects and more.
You will learn the hands-on practical skills and knowledge that an electrician uses in their daily work. You could also use your qualifications to work as an electronic service technician, electrics salesperson or an electrical fitter.
Brick and Blocklaying and Landscape Construction
There’s high industry demand for brick and blocklayers. Get your start in New Zealand’s only bricklaying school. In purpose-built workshops, you will learn how to interpret plans, consult with clients and practise your skills on a range of practical projects.
Plumbing, Drainlaying, Gasfitting and Roofing Start your plumbing career. You’ll get a solid grounding, work experience and all you need to step into the workforce as an apprentice.
Career opportunities > Joiner > Plasterer > Painter/Decorator > Brick and Block Layer > Tiler > Landscaper > Plumber/Gasfitter > Drainlayer > Roofer > Electrician > Building Merchant