Canterbury students

This page contains information for people who may be interested in training in the trades area in the Canterbury region.

Institutes of Technologies and Polytechnics (ITPs)

If you are interested in full-time or part-time study in the Canterbury region, you may wish to contact the following providers about the various options that are available, such as degrees, diplomas, certificate programmes, distance learning, vocational preparation and personal development courses.

Industry training and skill development

If you are employed in the Canterbury region and interested in skill development or workplace education, you may wish to contact the industry training organisation that supports your industry.

A list of all relevant industry training organisations can be found on the on the Industry Training Federations website.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry, including any of the building, plumbing, infrastructure, electrical, flooring or joinery industries, you may wish to contact the following organisations about any available opportunities:

New Zealand Apprenticeships

If you would like to train while you work, you may also consider pursuing an apprenticeship in an industry of your choice.

Find out more about New Zealand Apprenticeships

Careers New Zealand

Careers New Zealand improves connections between education and employment, by supporting organisations and New Zealanders to make informed choices about their future employment. Careers New Zealand can also provide you with advice on particular areas relating to qualifications you may currently hold or wish to achieve, and career pathways that may be relevant to you.

Visit NZQA’s website or Career New Zealand's website for further information.

  • Last changed: 31 March 2016
  • Last verified: 31 March 2016