FIELD Construction

 

Review of the Painting and Decorating qualification:

 

National Certificate in Painting and Decorating (Level 4) [Ref: 1696]

 

The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation has completed the review of the qualification listed above.

 

Date new versions published January 2017

 

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

 

Reason for the review

 

This review took place as part of stakeholder consultation for the mandatory Targeted Review of Qualifications (TRoQ) initiated in 2013.

 

Industry identified the need for a qualification to reflect that of a qualified Painter and Decorator.

 

 

Main changes resulting from the review

 

Replaced with

New Zealand Certificate in Painting and Decorating (Level 4) with strands in Specialised Spraying, Wallcoverings, and Specialised Coatings [Ref: 3568].

         The reviewed qualification is 204 credits. The credit range in the replacement qualification is 170 - 270.

 

Review category

C

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

 

Transition

 

The last date for entry into programmes leading to the replaced qualification [Ref: 1696] is 31 December 2018.

The last date for assessment is 31 December 2020, at which time the qualification will be discontinued.

 

People currently working towards the replaced qualification may either complete the requirements for that qualification by 31 December 2020 or transfer to this qualification.

 

It is not intended that anyone be disadvantaged by this review.  However, anyone who feels they have been disadvantaged can appeal to BCITO at the contact details below.

 

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO)

PO Box 2615

Wellington 6140

Telephone     64 04 381 6430

Email              national.office@bcito.org.nz

Website          http://www.bcito.org.nz/

 

 

Key to the Qualification Review Categories

Category A

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NQF ID

Changes are made to SSB name, contact details or purpose statement

No change is made to title, rules or components of the qualification

No transition arrangements are required

Category B

The qualification is published as a new version with the same NQF ID

Changes are made to title, rules or components

The new version of the qualification recognises a similar skill set to that recognised by the previous version

The SSB is confident that people awarded the new or previous version are comparable in terms of competence

Transition arrangements are required if candidates must gain additional/different credits for the new version

Category C

A new (replacement) qualification is published with new NZQF ID

Significant changes are made to the qualification in terms of components, structure, type or level

The SSB views people with the replacement qualification as being significantly different in terms of competence from those with the replaced qualification

Transition arrangements are required

Transition may be limited to phase-out dates

Category D

Qualification will expire.

There is no replacement qualification

Qualification is no longer required by industry

The qualification is designated as expiring and a last date for meeting the qualification requirements is set