Otago Polytechnic

 Trades and Pre-trades

Are you a hands-on problem solver and a lateral thinker? Like to build, make and fix things? Develop your technical and practical skills for a career in the trades!

 

 

Automotive

Get into gear for a career as a mechanic or automotive technician.

 

Carpentry

Build your career with our carpentry apprenticeship pathway.

 

Mechanical

Forge a career in mechanical engineering trades with skills in machining, fabrication, welding and more.

 

Electrical

Does electricity spark your interest? Study with us and get switched on for a career in the electrical engineering trades.

 

Stonemasonry

Become a stonemason and gain the skills to construct stone features and veneer houses.

 

Bike mechanics

Learn to assemble and adjust bikes – or diagnose faults, overhaul and rebuild bicycles.

 

Want to become an engineering technician or technologist?

We offer engineering diplomas and degrees in Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

 

EXPLORE ENGINEERING

CapableNZ whiteWorking in the industry, but don’t have a qualification? We'll assess what you know against existing qualifications and give you academic credit.

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