National Certificate in Architectural Aluminium Joinery (Entry Skills)

Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Carpentry and Joinery

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This national certificate is the first part of a progressive career path leading to other qualifications for the industry, and is intended for young people joining the industry from secondary school, or people with limited work experience in manufacturing and/or the aluminium joinery industry.

The qualification is intended for people employed in the aluminium joinery industry.

The skills recognised by this qualification include generic workplace skills such as communication, safety, and maths, common to most manufacturing and engineering sites, and a selection of aluminium joinery skills directly related to the industry. This combination means that people credited with this qualification are competent in a number of fundamental skills needed for the manufacture of aluminium joinery products, and for participation in the industry generally.

This qualification leads on to the National Certificate in Architectural Aluminium Joinery (Assembly and Glazing) (Level 3) with optional strand in Cutting and Machining [Ref: 0766].

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:


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Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 381 6430
Fax: (04) 381 6431

Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.

Campus locations


Level 5, Master Builders House
234 Wakefield Street

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