New Zealand Certificate in Timber Structure Manufacture

Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council

Subject area

Building not elsewhere classified


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to recognise the practical and fundamental knowledge and skills required to manufacture prenailed timber structures in a manufacturing environment.

This qualification is targeted at people entering into or working in the timber structure manufacture industry.

The building and construction sector will benefit from having skilled workers who are able to undertake timber structure manufacturing processes to industry standards. Learners will benefit from having their knowledge and skills recognised, a pathway to further training, and enhanced employment options.

The qualification is stranded to recognise the specific technical knowledge and skills associated with the manufacture of timber wall frames, and timber roof trusses.

Graduates will be able to operate under supervision to the required safety, technical, quality and productivity standards expected of a commercial timber structure manufacturing worker.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:


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Contact details

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Phone: (04) 909 0174

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