New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 3)

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the infrastructure industry with people who have relevant knowledge and skills that can be applied to a range of infrastructure works processes.

It is the cornerstone qualification for those graduates wanting to move into an infrastructure career pathway. Graduates of this qualification are able to carry out infrastructure works operations safely and to a quality standard in a variety of infrastructure work contexts.

This programme can be studied part-time while you work and full time. 

Full time option

  • Programme is delivered at WITT/Infrastructure park 
  • Students to provide own steel cap work boots - all other gear provided. 
  • Classes: Wednesday - Friday (9am -  4pm)

Part-time option (while you work)

  • Programme is delivered in various locations throughout New Zealand 
  • Block courses and self directed learning. 

Part-time dates



Palmerston North


New Plymouth

21-22 March 2023

30-31 March 2023

3-4 May 2023

14-15 June 2023

 28-29 June 2023

In house training for part time study available on request 

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This qualification is delivered in partnership with the NZIHT Te Pūkenga. You can find out more about their programmes and block courses on their website.

Entry Requirements

Full time - Either completed the NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works Level 2, or have had previous experience in civil infrastructure industry

Part time - Applicants must be working in the civil infrastructure works industry.

Career Options

Operators in a broad range of sectors such as Civil Works, Surfacing and Underground Utilities.

Further Study Options

This qualification provides a pathway to higher level study within the civil infrastructure and highway engineering industry.

Changes for 2023 learners

On 1 November 2022, WITT and the programme you have enrolled in became part of Te Pūkenga – New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology .
When you apply to study with WITT in 2023, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people. The great news is that this enables us to share skills and knowledge across a network of passionate education providers, to better help you succeed.
Please note that all programmes offered by WITT and other subsidiaries of Te Pūkenga are under review. This is to make sure they are portable, consistent, and aligned with the needs of the industry to provide you with excellent and quality educational opportunities.

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