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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Wood Manufacturing (Level 2) with strands in Wood Handling and Distribution, Wood Manufacturing Operations, and Wood Processing
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 2
Credits 40
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Process and Resources Engineering » Wood Based Manufacturing
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wood manufacturing industry with people who have the foundation skills and knowledge relevant to work in this industry under general supervision. Each strand represents a process undertaken in wood manufacturing.

Graduates will be able to work safely in entry-level operational roles in one of these processes.

Graduates of the Wood Handling and Distribution Strand will also be able to carry out operational tasks in log or timber yard operations.

Graduates of the Wood Manufacturing Operations Strand will also be able to operate within a support role in a wood manufacturing environment.

Graduates of the Wood Processing Strand will also able to carry out a range of different basic practical operational tasks in log or timber yard operations.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of basic health and safety requirements and environmental issues to a wood manufacturing workplace.

Graduates of the Wood Handling and Distribution strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of processes to a log yard or timber yard operation.
- Safely complete basic practical tasks that are required in a range of operational work areas in a log or timber yard operation.

Graduates of the Wood Manufacturing Operations strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of wood manufacturing and wood products to a wood manufacturing workplace.
- Apply knowledge of the requirements of different operational areas to a wood manufacturing workplace.

Graduates of the Wood Processing strand will also be able to:
- Apply knowledge of wood manufacturing products and processes, measurement, and the physical characteristics of wood to a wood processing operation.
- Safely complete basic practical tasks in a range of operational work areas in a wood manufacturing environment.
Education pathways
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Wood Handling and Distribution (Level 3) with strands in Log Yard Operations; Timber Yarding and Despatch and Wood Fibre Operations [Ref: 2310].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge within the wood manufacturing environment to either work in entry level non-operational roles, log or timber yards carrying out basic operational tasks or roles covering a range of basic wood processing tasks.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.
Resource Management Act 1991.
Education Organisation Competenz
Developed By Competenz
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2309
Status Current
Created December 2013
Last Reviewed May 2014
Next Review December 2024
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