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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing (Level 3) with optional strand in Productivity Improvement
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 40 - 60
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 manufacturing sector with people who have the knowledge and skills to work as an operator in a manufacturing plant.
This qualification is designed for people already working in a manufacturing sector.
Graduates will be able to work safely under limited supervision.
The optional Productivity Improvement strand provides recognition of further skills and knowledge in the specialised area of productivity improvement.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Contribute to a safe working environment.
- Map inter-dependencies between processes in a manufacturing operation.
- Maintain and control a manufacturing process to ensure product quality.
- Carry out operational tasks within a manufacturing process to meet organisational requirements.

Graduates of the Productivity Improvement strand will also be able to:
- Work within a productivity improvement plan to provide value for customers
Education pathways
This qualification builds on the New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing (Level 2) [Ref: 2729].
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing (Level 4) with an optional strand in Technical Support [Ref: 2731].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will have the skills and knowledge to work in operational roles such as a Machine Operator in manufacturing plants.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
N/A
Education Organisation Competenz
Developed By Competenz
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 2730
Status Current
Created April 2015
Next Review November 2025
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