New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

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Entry requirements

The New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 2) [Ref: 1818] or equivalent industry experience, is a prerequisite to this qualification.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fibreboard packaging industry with individuals who have attained appropriate capabilities and competencies to work in the industry in the role of an assistant operator.

It is designed for people who are employed as production support, and who are undertaking general and specific production activities in one of the areas of bag and sack converting, case corrugating, case converting and carton converting. These people work alongside machine operators and assistant operators helping to produce fibreboard packaging to meet job and customer requirements, and have the technical knowledge and skills to operate the machine in the absence of the operator if required.

Knowledge and skills recognised by this qualification that will support: competent job performance, the future introduction of new technologies within the sector, and further personal up-skilling in the fibreboard packaging workplace.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 86 22 84
Phone: 0800 86 22 84

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