West Coast Trades Academy

Civil Plant Operations

Work on our Civil Construction Project!

We are offering you the chance to get your hands dirty while you learn! As part of our trainee civil operator team you will learn all the skills of a worksite labourer and the entry skills to become a machine operator on a civil construction site through this exciting project based programme.

Working in week long block courses, you will learn skills for excavation, compaction, paving and construction infrastructure work along with site safety and introductory geological knowledge.

Key details

Credits:26
Duration:This is a 1 Year Programme
Timetable:Block Courses – 5 weeks spread over the full academic year.
Starts:February 2019
Ends:November 2019
ProviderTai Poutini Polytechnic

What you learn:

Employment Options:

Further Study Options:

  • Check out the 2019 Programme PDF Guide here!
  • Talk to your school Trades Academy co-ordinator or careers advisor

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