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Come and train with us! Get your trade career on track.

The opportunities for an exciting, well-paid career in trades have never been better than now.  There are employee and skills shortages in just about every trade. That’s where we come in.

Aspire2 Trades offers a growing number and variety of trades training programmes.

Our vision is to be the leading trades training provider in New Zealand – not because we are the biggest, but because we are the best at what we do.

Call us now on 0800 236 765 or contact us here.

Aspire2 Trades incorporates our successful NZ Welding School and Cornerstone Education programmes.

Brand New Location!

Study at our brand new campus in Manukau.

Easy access to public transport!

Your Aspire2 Trades campus is purpose-built for your training.

Come Visit Us

Come talk to our team about having a look around Campus

You'll find us at...

30B Ash Road, Wiri

After you Graduate ...

Aspire2 Work can help give you the best chance at landing a job

Don't stress about the job hunting

Get an NZQA qualification and we’ll assist you with finding a job.


Kickstart your trade career today!

Aspire2 Trades Recent News

Hon Willie Jackson Gives Tomorrow’s Tradies a Boost

Minister of Employment Hon Willie Jackson visited South Auckland trades training school Aspire2 Trades on Monday 14 May, inspiring students to take charge of their futures. Around 80 students, staff and local iwi attended the

Stepping Stone into Trades Careers for Dyslexic Youth

A new training programme kicks off in South Auckland later this month to help youth with Dyslexia launch careers in engineering and welding. The Level 2 Foundation Trades course is being offered by Cornerstone Education’s

Aspire2 Trades Celebrates Success

Auckland’s construction and engineering sectors are about to get a fresh injection of skilled workers, following the graduation of 43 students from Aspire2 Trades and the New Zealand Welding School. Students’ efforts were officially recognised