FIELD Planning and Construction

 

Listing of New Zealand Concrete qualifications

 

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete (Specialist) (Level 4) with strands in Concrete Sawing and Drilling, and Prestressed Concrete [Ref: 4186]

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Production (Level 4) with strands in Batching, Dispatching, and Concrete Testing, and an optional strand in Tensile Testing [Ref: 4187]

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Construction (Commercial and Civil Infrastructure) (Level 4) with optional strands in Premanufactured Elements, and Post-tensioned Concrete [Ref: 4188]

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Construction Skills (Level 3) with strands in Formwork, Reinforcing, Placing and Finishing, Specified Concrete Finishes, Concrete Product Manufacture, Precast Concrete Manufacture, and Concrete Sawing and Drilling [Ref: 4189]

National Certificate in Concrete Production [Ref: 0731]

National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Specialist) [Ref: 0744]

National Certificate in Concrete Core Skills [Ref: 1452]

National Certificate in Concrete Product Manufacture (Masonry Product) [Ref: 1530]

National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Sawing and Drilling) [Ref: 1613]

National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Placing and Finishing) [Ref: 1633]

National Certificate in Concrete Construction [Ref: 1634]

National Certificate in Precast Concrete [Ref: 1635]

National Certificate in Concrete Product Manufacture (Pipe) [Ref: 1656]

 

Date new and reviewed versions published March 2020

 

 

The New Zealand concrete qualifications have now been listed.

The National concrete qualifications have been reviewed to assign last dates of assessment.

 

The last date for assessment of the reviewed qualifications is 31 December 2021, at which time they will be discontinued.

 

Summary

 

The Concrete Sector National Certificates were reviewed as part of the Targeted Review of Qualifications. New Zealand Certificates have been developed to meet qualification needs of the Concrete Production, Concrete Construction, Concrete Product Manufacturing and Concrete Construction Specialists sectors.

The National Certificates have been republished to include replacement relationships with the New Zealand Certificates.

 

 

Main changes resulting from the review

 

            National Certificate in Concrete Production [Ref: 0731]

Replaced with:

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Production (Level 4) with strands in Batching, Dispatching, and Concrete Testing and an optional strand in Tensile Testing [Ref: 4187]

 

Review category

C

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

            National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Specialist) [Ref: 0744]

            National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Sawing and Drilling) [Ref: 1613]

Replaced with:

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete (Specialist) (Level 4) with strands in Concrete Sawing and Drilling, and Prestressed Concrete [Ref: 4186]

Review category

C

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

            National Certificate in Concrete Core Skills [Ref: 1452]

            National Certificate in Concrete Product Manufacture (Masonry Product) [Ref: 1530]

            National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Placing and Finishing) [Ref: 1633]

            National Certificate in Precast Concrete [Ref: 1635]

            National Certificate in Concrete Product Manufacture (Pipe) [Ref: 1656]

Replaced with:

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Construction Skills (Level 3) with strands in Formwork, Reinforcing, Placing and Finishing, Specified Concrete Finishes, Concrete Product Manufacture, Precast Concrete Manufacture, and Concrete Sawing and Drilling [Ref: 4189]

 

Review category

C

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

            National Certificate in Concrete Construction [Ref: 1634]

Replaced with:

New Zealand Certificate in Concrete Construction (Commercial and Civil Infrastructure) (Level 4) with optional strands in Premanufactured Elements, and Post-tensioned Concrete [Ref: 4188]

Review category

C

See Key to Qualification Review Categories at the end of report

 

Transition

 

The last date for entry into programmes leading to these qualifications is 31 December 2020.

The last date for assessment is 31 December 2021, when the qualifications will be discontinued.

 

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          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