New Zealand Certificate in Protective Coatings

MITO New Zealand Incorporated

Subject area

Manufacturing Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified.


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

To enrol in this qualification numeracy ability is required at level 3 or above in all strands of the learning progressions for adult numeracy (published 2008 by the Tertiary Education Commission).

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the protective coatings sector with trade assistant qualified people who can competently prepare for and apply protective coating using simple application methods under limited supervision.

Learners will benefit by having a qualification that recognises their skills and knowledge in protective coating preparation and application, supports improved job performance, and enhances employment opportunities.

Organisations will benefit in efficiency by having staff with recognised skills and knowledge to competently assist in the protective coating process.

This qualification is targeted at people entering the protective coatings industry and will also provide a credential for those already working in the industry.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology 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

Not Available

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Spark Scholarship

Provided by:

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships



$5,000 per annum

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TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit



$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Fax: (04) 494 0006

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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