Building & Construction Apprenticeships
Training is a big part of the offering of the Frame and Truss Manufacturers’ Association, which has been actively involved in the development and delivery of NZQA approved qualifications since 2001.
The Association has worked closely with the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) in the development of:
FTMA has continual involvement with BCITO under its new business group structure, which is specifically dedicated to stakeholder engagement and focused on establishing relationships with key industry organisations such as FTMA.
Northern Timber Association Charitable Trust
The FTMA has been in recent communication with the Northern Timber Association Charitable Trust which was registered for the purpose of helping the timber industry to further educate their staff, both old and new, in improving their knowledge and understanding of timber processing.
FTMA believes it is desirable for staff involved in the fabrication of timber wall frames and trusses to have a sound knowledge of the raw materials they use each day.
The Wood Processing Handbook covers all aspects of the pathway timber takes from the forest through the various processing operations to the finished end-product, the completed building.