New Zealand Certificate in Stonemasonry

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Bricklaying and Stonemasonry

Qualification

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Entry requirements

The Banker Masonry optional strand may only be completed concurrently with, or upon completion of, one of these strands: Monumental Masonry or Construction Stonemasonry.
The Conservation and Preservation optional strand may only be completed concurrently with, or upon completion of, one of these strands: Monumental Masonry or Construction Stonemasonry.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the stonemasonry industry with graduates who have the knowledge and skills to complete stonemasonry work to the level required of a commercially competent stonemason.
This qualification is for people entering or working in the stonemasonry industry.
The strands in this qualification recognise the specific knowledge and skills required for three different areas of stonemasonry: Monumental Masonry, Construction Stonemasonry, and Natural Stone Fixtures and Fittings.
The optional strands recognise the specialist knowledge and skills required for Banker Masonry and Conservation and Preservation work, allowing graduates to specialise in one or more of these areas as related to their chosen strand in Monumental Masonry or Construction Stonemasonry.
Graduates will be able to work unsupervised and perform to the required safety, technical, quality and productivity standards expected in the stonemasonry industry.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$45,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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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

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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

Sources

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