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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Aluminium Joinery (Level 3) with strands in Machining, and Fabrication
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 55 - 85
Subject Area
  • Architecture and Building » Building » Carpentry and Joinery
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the architectural aluminium joinery industry with graduates who are able to operate with limited supervision as fabricators, cutters, and/or machine operators in architectural aluminium joinery industries.
This qualification is for those intending to work in the aluminium joinery industry, and also provides recognition of knowledge and skills for those in the industry.
Graduates will be able to work with limited supervision to the required safety, technical, quality, and productivity standards in the architectural aluminium joinery industry.
The strands in this qualification allow graduates to specialise in fabricating and/or machining.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of health and safety practices and workplace procedures to ensure own safety and minimise potential hazards to other team members when working in an architectural aluminium joinery workplace
- Communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, supervisors, and managers to achieve designated cutting, fabricating or fixing tasks.
- Apply knowledge of tools, equipment, materials, and manufacturing methods to produce architectural joinery products.
- Check, store and handle materials used in the production of architectural aluminium joinery products.

Graduates of the Machining strand will also be able to:
- Set-up, cut and machine standard architectural aluminium extrusions.

Graduates of the Fabrication strand will also be able to:
- Assemble and glaze standard architectural aluminium joinery products
- Install hardware on standard architectural aluminium joinery products.
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 2) [Ref: 0973] Construction and Infrastructure Vocational Pathway.
This qualification can lead to:
- New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Aluminium Joinery (Installer) (Level 4) with optional strands in Repairs and Maintenance and Retrofit (Ref 2942)
- New Zealand Certificate in Architectural Aluminium Joinery (Joiner) (Level 4) with optional strand in Computer Numerical Controlled Machinery (Ref 2943)

Graduates of this qualification may choose to progress into further higher-level study of other New Zealand construction-related trades or management qualifications.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation 2 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2940
Status Current
Created February 2016
Last Reviewed August 2021
Next Review August 2026

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