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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Protective Coatings (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 100
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology » Manufacturing Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the protective coatings sector with trade assistant qualified people who can competently prepare for and apply protective coating using simple application methods under limited supervision.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their skills and knowledge in protective coating preparation and application, supports improved job performance, and enhances employment opportunities.

Organisations will benefit in efficiency by having staff with recognised skills and knowledge to competently assist in the protective coating process.

This qualification is targeted at people entering the protective coatings industry and will also provide a credential for those already working in the industry.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Follow health and safety and environmental protection procedures in the protective coatings trade environment
- Contribute to a work team in the protective coatings trade environment
- Carry out a range of surface blasting and other preparation techniques to prepare metal surfaces for protective coating application
- Carry out the mixing and application of protective coatings using basic application methods
- Follow basic quality control procedures for protective coating preparation and application
- Move, lift and load components in a protective coatings application environment
Education pathways
This qualification is the first step in the New Zealand protective coatings qualification pathway.
- Candidates may have achieved NCEA Level 2 with Vocational Pathways in Manufacturing & Technology or Construction & Infrastructure.
- The qualification is a prerequisite and will prepare the candidates that are interested in furthering their education for entry into the New Zealand Certificate in Protective Coatings (Level 4) [Ref: 2711].
Entry Requirements
To enrol in this qualification numeracy ability is required at level 3 or above in all strands of the learning progressions for adult numeracy (published 2008 by the Tertiary Education Commission).
Developed By MITO New Zealand Incorporated
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2710
Status Discontinued
Created March 2015
Last Date For Entry December 2019
Discontinued December 2021

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