New Carpentry Programme Starting

November 2, 2022

We are excited to launch our 2023 Pre-trade LT McGuinness carpentry programme, which will be made available to successful candidates, at the end of February 2023.

Since 1950, LT McGuinness has been involved in the successful construction and redevelopment of many leading and landmark buildings in Wellington and across the North Island.

We are a third-generation family construction company with over 70 years of experience and tradition in producing quality, on-time cost-effective buildings.

Click on the link LTMcGuinness to view our website and gain more information regarding who we are, and what we stand for.

At LT McGuinness our people are our strongest asset and we are committed to providing our team with the greatest opportunities to grow and develop.

If you are passionate about the building and construction industry and you are keen to learn as you earn, then this is the programme for you.

Key information

  • Learn residential carpentry skills (Level 3 Qualification) prior to commencing the NZ Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4 Qualification)
  • February-December 2023 (9 months)
  • Up to 22 hours a week paid work experience on a LT McGuinness construction site.   
  • Three days a week tuition in residential house building with our qualified LT McGuinness carpentry tutor.
  • The Course will take place at our LT McGuinness Training Facility (95 Eastern Hutt Road, Taita) and a residential house site in Wellington.
  • There is an opportunity for selected students to become a LT McGuinness apprentice the following year.
  • Basic hand tools and clothing will be provided for each student.


For further enquiries or to make an application, please send your CV to, or make contact with Steve McHardy on 021 502 590.