Revision of Mechanical Engineering qualification


New Zealand Certificate in Composites (Level 3) [Ref: 3055]

The New Zealand Marine and Composites Industry Training Organisation (NZMAC ITO) has completed the revision of the qualification listed above.


Date new version published                                                October 2016


The next qualification review is planned to take place during 2021.


Summary of revision and consultation process


In consultation with stakeholders, NZMAC ITO has revised the above qualification to better reflect the learning, training, and assessment time taken to achieve graduate outcomes. 


Main changes resulting from the revision


Changes to structure and content

·      The total qualification credits have decreased from 140 to 130 credits.

·      The credits for Graduate Profile Outcome 3 have decreased from 45 to 35 credits. 




There are no transition arrangements required as there are no trainees enrolled in version one of this qualification.


NZ Marine and Composites Industry Training Organisation

PO Box 90448

Victoria Street West

Auckland 1142


Telephone     0800 600 242