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INFRASTRUCTURE

TRANSFORMING THE FUTURE THROUGH

HIGH QUALITY, LEARNER-CENTERED TRAINING

NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2)

The New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works - Level 2 (IW2) is the first step in your career within the Civil Infrastructure Industry. It will
give you the skillset & knowledge to work safely onsite & with
others, under direct supervision.

 

This qualification is for you if you are starting out in your career and want to start working within the industry. You may have come from school, another pretrade industry or are without a qualification.

It is ideal if you are wanting a start in the industry working under direct supervision in:

  • Civil works

  • Surfacing

  • Underground utilities

Course Overview

Pou 1: Whakawhanaungatanga
16044 Describe historical events of one hapū or iwi
18352 Explain four key dimensions of hauora

 

Pou 2: Health and Safety
20868 Demonstrate knowledge of emergency situations, procedures, and responses on an infrastructure worksite
32138 Demonstrate knowledge of good work habits and safe working practices on an infrastructure worksite
22283 Demonstrate knowledge of the New Zealand infrastructure works industry

 

Pou 3: Communications and Quality Assurance
17327 Communicate with stakeholders on an infrastructure worksite
17327 Describe and complete work records for infrastructure works

 

Pou 4: Worksite Machinery
23285 Operate and care for small machinery used on an infrastructure worksite

32140 Demonstrate knowledge of special- type vehicles used on an infrastructure worksite
6453 Demonstrate knowledge of equipment and plant used on an infrastructure worksite
23285 Use and care for hand tools used for infrastructure works

Entry Criteria

  • Eligible learners must be working in the infrastructure works industries and be one of the following:
    (a) Domestic Student, or an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident currently residing in New Zealand, and
    (b) Māori and/ or Pasifika, and
    (c) aged 16 years of age and over at the start date of the first module in the programme of study or training. 

  • For the purposes of this condition (b): “Māori” refers to those with evidence of Māori ancestry, whakapapa, or persons that made an oath, affirmation or declaration that they are Māori before a person recognised and authorised to administer such oaths, attestations, or declarations (e.g. a Kaumātua affiliated to a recognised Māori hapu, iwi, or legal entity, a Justice of the Peace, or other persons empowered to administer oaths and declarations under the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957)

  • “Pasifika” includes those who meet the conditions of paragraph 2.1 (a) to (d) and who have evidence of ancestry from the independent and sovereign nations of the South Pacific, including The Republic of Fiji, The Kingdom of Tonga, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Nauru, Niue and Kiribati. It also includes the atolls of Tokelau for which New Zealand is administratively and constitutionally responsible. 

 

       Eligible learners must:

  • Have access to appropriate supervisors/ mentors at work for work experience and on job activities

  • Be physically fit

  • Have access to tools and equipment

    Please note:

  • All eligible candidates will be interviewed prior to enrolment to ensure the programme is suitable and meets the needs of the candidates.

  • All enrolled students are required to complete either a literacy or numeracy assessment at the commencement of the first module and prior to the completion of the last module within this programme. This is a diagnostic assessment to assist with monitoring a student’s personal progress. It is not an entry criteria used for selection purposes.

Duration/Credits

  • The coursewill run for 14 weeks (full time) or 20 weeks (part time).

NZ Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 3) is delivered over a 32 week period (part time) via on-site work activities and assessments, block course face to face classroom based learning, and tutor directed learning.

The aim of this programme is to provide people who are wanting to move into an infrastructure career pathway with the relevant knowledge and skills that can be applied to a range of infrastructure works practices.
 

Graduates of this program will be able to safely perform infrastructure works operations to a quality standard in a range of
infrastructure works settings.  Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision

 

This programme is taught through Māori and Pasifika pedagogies.

Course Overview

Pou 1: Safe work practices (14 credits) units include:

30265 Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role (Level 3/ 8Credits)

20869 Demonstrate knowledge of notifiable works and work permits typical of infrastructure works sites (Level 3/3 Credits)

17459 Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe manual handling practices in the workplace (Level 3/3 Credits)

 

Pou 2: Industry skills and best practice (16 credits) units include:

27329 Demonstrate knowledge of and apply quality assurance practices to own work area in a an infrastructure works operation (Level3/5 Credits)

26784 Maintain daily records for an infrastructure worksite (Level 3/5 Credits)

27201 Mitigate environmental damage caused by a contamination incident(Level 3/3Credits)

9681 Contribute within a team or group which has an objective (Level 3/3 Credits)

 

Pou 3: Infrastructure work processes (24 credits) - units include:

6476 Use plans to locate features on an infrastructure worksite (Level 3/5 Credits)

31446 Demonstrate knowledge of materials used for infrastructure works (Level 3/5 Credits)

31447 Demonstrate knowledge of and carry out civil works site operations(Level 3/14Credits)

 

Pou 4: Operate and maintain small plant (10 credits)

31448 Operate small plant for infrastructure works (Level 3/10 Credits)
 

Entry Criteria

  • Eligible learners must be working in the infrastructure works industries and be one of the following:

       (a) Domestic Student, or an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident currently residing in New Zealand, and

       (b) Māori and/ or Pasifika, and

       (c) aged 16 years of age and over at the start date of the first module in the programme of study or training. 

  • For the purposes of this condition (b): “Māori” refers to those with evidence of Māori ancestry, whakapapa, or persons that made an oath, affirmation or declaration that they are Māori before a person recognised and authorised to administer such oaths, attestations, or declarations (e.g. a Kaumātua affiliated to a recognised Māori hapu, iwi, or legal entity, a Justice of the Peace, or other persons empowered to administer oaths and declarations under the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957) “Pasifika” includes those who meet the conditions of paragraph 2.1 (a) to (d) and who have evidence of ancestry from the independent and sovereign nations of the South Pacific, including The Republic of Fiji, The Kingdom of Tonga, Samoa, the Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Nauru, Niue and Kiribati. It also includes the atolls of Tokelau for which New Zealand is administratively and constitutionally responsible.
     

Eligible learners must:

  • Have access to appropriate supervisors/mentors at work for work experience and on job activities

  • Be physically fit

  • Have access to tools and equipment

 

Please note:

  • All eligible candidates will be interviewed prior to enrolment to ensure the programme is suitable and meets the needs of the candidates.

  • All enrolled students are required to complete either a literacy or numeracy assessment at the commencement of the first module and prior to the completion of the last module within this programme. This is a diagnostic assessment to assist with monitoring a student’s personal progress. It is not an entry criteria used for selection purposes.

  • Applicants should demonstrate an ability to succeed in tertiary study shown by the completion of any of the following qualifications or courses of study: New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 2) or NCEA Level 1 Literacy requirements

  • Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements for a programme will be eligible to be enrolled as a student where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates they have a reasonable likelihood of success.

Students Graduating from this course will -

  • Apply health and safety procedures during work operations on infrastructure worksites.

  • Follow work processes and procedures and comply with environmental and quality outcomes to complete infrastructure work operations.

  • Complete infrastructure work operations to job specifications