New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand.xml New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Level 3 – Painting and Decorating

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New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Level 3 – Painting and Decorating

CertificateFull time – 6 months

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2834

Domestic

$1,650 - $2,500

Starts

February, July

International

This programme is not available to international students

Credits

60

Course related costs

Please enquire

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

This programme is not available to international students

Location

Christchurch - Ensors Road, Timaru

Content

Gain the fundamental skills needed to start a career in painting and decorating.

On this programme you'll learn about the correct use of painting and decorating materials, simple measuring and quality techniques, industrial safety, scaffolding, surface preparation, and application techniques including brushing, rolling, spraying and wallpapering. Please note: in order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • This programme has open entry. English Language requirements may apply.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test. Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.5 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

5.5

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Applications will be processed in the order that they are received. In the event that there are more applications than places available, a waiting list will be maintained.

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form

Application documents

Career opportunities

With this qualification you can gain employment as a brush hand, working under supervision. You can also gain an apprenticeship and complete further training to become a fully qualified tradesperson. Other opportunities include working in home decorating and hardware retail environments.

Study pathways

You can add to your skills with the Level 4 National Certificate in Painting and Decorating.