New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Process Operations
Primary Industry Training Organisation
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the energy and chemical industry with competent workers who have attained the operational skills and knowledge required to work as entry-level plant and machinery operators.
This qualification is suitable for individuals who intend entering into the industry or those already working as entry-level operators. The qualification provides a credential that will support career opportunities for graduates in a range of energy and chemical plant contexts.
Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.
The Boiler Operation optional strand recognises the specialist skills and knowledge required to operate a boiler up to 20 MW liquid and gas fuel, or up to 6 MW solid fuel.
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
Examples of related scholarships
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara - Scholarships
$5,000 per annum
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.
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.