New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Scaffolding) (Level 3)

With this pre-trade qualification, you’ll be introduced to the laws and requirements for workplace safety in the construction industry. Learn to identify, read, and use specifications, drawings and calculation skills that form the basis of effective scaffolding. You will also get to complete an industry standard scaffolding project.

Graduate profile (Outcome)

Graduates will be able to:

  • work safely and in accordance with compliance and regulatory requirements in the construction trades sector
  • communicate effectively with colleagues and customers within the construction industry
  • read and use specifications and drawings to complete simple construction projects
  • perform simple calculations to complete a range of familiar tasks in the construction sector

Entry Requirements

  • Open Entry

Employment/Cultural/Community pathway

Graduates of this qualification will be able to enter employment in trades within the construction industry as a labourer or an apprentice. With additional training and/or experience they may go on to further roles in the construction industry such as carpenter, joiner, plasterer, painter or roofer.

Work experience

To enhance the students’ learning, it is highly recommended that students undertake work experience in the construction industry.

Additional expenses

  • Steel cap boots
  • Hi Viz vest
  • Hard Hat

Security provisions and insurance cover is the responsibility of the students. WITT accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage of tools and equipment.

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