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Qualification Title Certificate in Carpentry (Pre-Employment)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 60
Subject Area
  • Architecture and Building » Building » Carpentry and Joinery
Strategic Purpose Statement
The aim of this certificate is to provide students with pre employment skills and knowledge for entry to the building and construction industry. Students will gain introductory knowledge of the construction and planning process for residential dwellings, and capability in safe work practices and the initial stages of construction, enabling them to work as an apprentice or assistant tradesperson. On completion of this qualification, students can pathway into the Certificate in Carpentry (Pre trade) or undertake further study towards the National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4) as part of an apprenticeship.
Graduate profile
After successful completion of this qualification, graduates will be able to:
* work under supervision as an apprentice or "hammer-hand" on a construction site;
* demonstrate introductory knowledge of legislation and regulations relevant to the construction industry including the building consent process;
* understand the construction process and planning requirements for residential construction projects including site services, and health and safety management;
* apply knowledge of safe work practices including workplace first aid, and safely use equipment and tools on construction sites;
* read and interpret plans, working drawings and specifications;
* perform basic calculations and measurements used in construction;
* demonstrate basic knowledge of materials and methods used in construction;
* demonstrate practical skills in the initial stages of residential dwelling construction;
* utilise interpersonal communication and time management skills to work effectively within the construction industry;
* demonstrate an awareness of differing cultural beliefs and values within a multi-cultural society in relation to the construction industry;
* undertake further study in carpentry towards higher-level/trade qualifications; and
* pursue an area of interest.
Education pathways
Students may move onto further learning in the fields of carpentry or construction.
Entry Requirements
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are open in accordance with Waiarikis academic regulations.
Developed By Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3311
Status Discontinued
Created March 2016
Last Date For Entry May 2017
Discontinued January 2019

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