If you want to sign up to any of our courses to find construction jobs, click the link above and fill out the 'join a course' form. Our staff will then get in touch.
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Kick start your career in the building industry and we'll help you land a construction job. If you love building, making or fixing things our building and construction course could be a great fit for you. Our FREE building course will help to open the door to a career in the building industry or other construction jobs. To be eligible for our construction course, you must be on the WINZ job seekers benefit.
Our building course will help you land construction jobs and become a builder
Our three-week building course is almost all hands on. To clarify, there are no tests or paper-based work.
You will be shown the basics of building and construction by one of our highly experienced tutors. Most importantly, you will come away from this course with the knowledge and confidence to use tools and carry out building work.
During your 3-weeks, we aim to make it as easy as possible for you to land a building job or other construction jobs. Therefore, you will also be issued a Site Safe Passport and we will supply you with PPE gear including work boots. Additionally, we will help you upgrade your driver’s licence or get your learners licence if you don’t have it already.
Construction jobs and opportunities
A job in the construction industry can lead you to a whole lot of career opportunities further down the line. The logical first step you would likely want to take is to complete a building apprenticeship.
Once you have a building or construction job, you can sign up with a training organisation like BCITO to start your building apprenticeship. Now is a perfect time to do this because the government is offering fees free building apprenticeships until 2023.
Later, you may be able to become a building surveyor, a project manager or a foreman. The opportunities in the construction industry are endless.
We’ll help you find a job in construction
Once you have completed our three-week building course, we will help you to find a construction job. First, we will update your CV. Then, we will search through our jobs pool to match you with a suitable employer. If all goes well with your interview, you’ll then have a new job in the construction industry. Finally, we will keep in touch with you and your employer for six months. This means we can help with any issues or concerns that may arise.
Start your career in construction today!
We try to make the process of getting you a job as a builder as easy as possible. To sign up for our building and construction course, all you need to do is fill out our join a course form. After that, a staff member from Kiwi Can Do will call you to arrange the next steps.