Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 3) with strands in Rural, and Industrial
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 70 - 100
Subject Area
  • Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies » Agriculture » General Land Skills
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fencing industry with people who have the knowledge and practical skills to repair, maintain, and construct rural electric and non-electric fences, or to construct and repair industrial fences.

This qualification is for people who are entering the fencing industry and wish to develop skills and knowledge for fencing.

The graduate will benefit by having a qualification that recognises progression through the industry; and skills and knowledge; to enable improved job performance.

The rural sector will benefit by having rural strand graduates who can construct fencing structures.

The industrial sector will benefit by having industrial strand graduates who can work in a team and construct industrial fences.

Graduates will be capable of working under limited supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Maintain health and safety in a fencing workplace
- Operate and maintain machinery and/or equipment for a fencing workplace

Graduates of the Rural strand will also be able to:
- Use vehicles to access rural fence lines and transport fencing equipment safely
- Construct electric and non-electric fences
- Identify and perform routine repairs and maintenance on rural electric and non-electric fences

Graduates of the Industrial strand will also be able to:
- Construct industrial fences
- Work as an effective member of a team including communication and interaction with team members and colleagues relevant to a role in the industrial fencing sector.
- Perform and report routine repairs on industrial fences
Education pathways
This qualification may build on the New Zealand Certificate in Primary Industry Skills (Level 2) [Ref: 2218] or the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (Level 2) with a Primary Industries vocational pathway; and may lead to the New Zealand Certificate of Fencing (Level 5) [Ref: 2700].
Employment pathways
Graduates of the rural strand of this certificate will have the skills and knowledge to be employed as rural fencers or to be employed in a rural enterprise in a role with some responsibility for constructing of electric and non- electric rural fences, and maintaining rural fences.

Graduates of the industrial strand of this certificate will have the skills and knowledge to be employed as industrial fencers.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None.
Education Organisation 3 Organisations can assist in gaining this qualification
Developed By Primary Industry Training Organisation
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2699
Status Current
Created July 2015
Next Review June 2020
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