New Zealand Certificate in Wood Manufacturing

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Wood Based Manufacturing


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Entry requirements

Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.
Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act 1996.
Resource Management Act 1991.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the wood manufacturing industry with people who have the foundation skills and knowledge relevant to work in this industry under general supervision. Each strand represents a process undertaken in wood manufacturing.

Graduates will be able to work safely in entry-level operational roles in one of these processes.

Graduates of the Wood Handling and Distribution Strand will also be able to carry out operational tasks in log or timber yard operations.

Graduates of the Wood Manufacturing Operations Strand will also be able to operate within a support role in a wood manufacturing environment.

Graduates of the Wood Processing Strand will also able to carry out a range of different basic practical operational tasks in log or timber yard operations.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Process and Resources Engineering at this level can earn:


Median earnings one year after study


Median earnings two years after study


Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study


Employment rate two years after study

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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