Certificate in Energy Process Operations (Level 3)

Certificate in Energy Process Operations (Level 3)

Combining the New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (Plant and Machinery) (Level 3), this qualification provides the energy and chemical plant industry with competent employees who have the operational skills and knowledge required to work as entry level operators.

This qualification is suitable for you if you wish to enter the industry or are already employed as an entry-level operator and want to develop your career in energy or chemical plants.

Entry Requirements

  • NCEA Level 2 which must include 12 or more credits from the science domain and NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy requirements, or
  • Equivalent knowledge, skills, work experience or study.

Career Options

Graduates of this programme may gain employment as entry-level operators in an energy or chemical plant and graduates can pathway to the New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (Boiler Operation) (Level 3) and/or the New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Field Operations (Level 4) with strands in Process Plant Equipment, Steam Plant, Geothermal Operation, Petrochemical Operation and Petrochemical Transfer and Storage.

Further Study Options

  • New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety Practice (Level 4).
  • New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Operations (Boiler Operation) (Level 3) and/or the New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Field Operations (Level 4) with strands in Process Plant Equipment, Steam Plant, Geothermal Operation, Petrochemical Operation and Petrochemical Transfer and Storage.

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WITT.

From 2023, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in will become part of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology. Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review as part of the reform of vocational education training. This is to ensure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of industry. The programme, short course or micro-credential you have enrolled in may change over time.

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