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Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand
Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand

Certificate in Construction Trade Skills Allied Trades strand

  • ID:AIC640129
  • Level:1-Year Post-Secondary Certificate
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,436.67
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$3,436.67
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements​​

  • This programme has open entry. English Language requirements may apply.

English requirements​​

  • IELTS: Academic score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5.0
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test (pBT): Score of 500 (with an essay score of 4 TWE)
  • TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT): Score of 35 (with a writing score of 14)
  • Pearson Test of English: PTE (Academic) score of 36 with no band score lower than 36
  • Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First or B2 First for Schools with a score of 154. No less than 154 in each skill;
  • OET: Minimum of Grade C or 200 in all sub-tests
  • NZCEL: a) Level 3 (Academic) b) Level 3 (Applied)
  • LanguageCert: B1 Achiever IESOL (LRWS) with PASS and no less than Pass in each skill
  • Trinity ISE: ISE I with no less than distinction in any band

Other requirements


Course Information

Gain the fundamental skills needed to start a career in painting and decorating

On this programme you'll learn about the correct use of painting and decorating materials, simple measuring and quality techniques, industrial safety, scaffolding, surface preparation, and application techniques including brushing, rolling, spraying and wallpapering. Please note: in order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

With this qualification you can gain employment as a brush hand, working under supervision. You can also gain an apprenticeship and complete further training to become a fully qualified tradesperson. Other opportunities include working in home decorating and hardware retail environments.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Medical insurance: NZD $600 per year

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