CIVIL BASE LEVEL FOUNDATION QUALIFICATIONS

Available Pathways

BITUMEN SURFACING CONSTRUCTION
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FORESTRY EARTHWORKS
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INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW2)
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INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW3)
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PLANT AND EQUIPMENT
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Bitumen Surfacing COnstruction

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (BITUMEN SURFACING CONSTRUCTION) – LEVEL 4

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 120 Credits
  • 19 months
  • NZQA Ref: 3775

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Assess and prepare the site for bitumen surfacing construction
  • Implement, monitor, and complete the work plan for the bitumen surfacing construction site.
  • Prepare and operate plant and confirm post operational
    procedures in an infrastructure works environment.
  • Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role.
  • Develop a healthy and safe working culture for a team within an organisation.
  • Implement quality processes on the bitumen surfacing
    construction site.
  • Support and mentor an infrastructure works team on-site.

FORESTRY EARTHWORKS – RCC

Currently only available for RCC, Apprenticeship pathway coming soon

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (FORESTRY EARTHWORKS)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 4
  • 120 Credits
  • 19 months
  • NZQA Ref: 3782

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Implement prescriptions and plans to construct and maintain
    forestry earthworks.
  • Monitor compliance, environmental requirements and risk to ensure safe outcomes on a forestry earthworks site.
  • Engage proactively with forest users and provide flexible work
    practices and methodologies to meet site requirements.

INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW2)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS – LEVEL 2 (IW2)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 2
  • 40 Credits
  • 9 Months
  • NZQA Ref: 2522

This qualification is for you if you are starting out in your career and have recently started working within the industry. You may have come from school, another industry or already be employed in the industry without a qualification. This qualification will take approximately 9 months to complete.

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Key information about the infrastructure works industry
  • Health, safety and working within the busy infrastructure environment
  • Good communication skills for onsite and dealing with public
  • How to keep your work records and incident/accident reporting
  • How to care and maintain your How to maintain basic machinery
  • Hand spreading- how to best use hand tools and put down materials and compact them

INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS (IW3)

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS – LEVEL 3 (IW3)

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 50 Credits
  • 9-12 Months
  • NZQA Ref: 2523

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Health, safety and working within the busy infrastructure environment
  • Good communication skills for onsite and dealing with public
  • Knowledge of slinging, lifting, moving, and placing loads using mobile plant
  • Knowledge of the protection and support systems used for excavation on infrastructure works sites
  • How to monitor and inspect the quality of your own work
  • Materials compaction and testing- to support foundations, road surfacing etc.
  • How to safely operate and maintain at least three types of small plant and equipment
  • How to secure and transport materials, small plant and equipment for infrastructure works activities

 

PLANT AND EQUIPMENT

NEW ZEALAND CERTIFICATE IN INFRASTRUCTURE WORKS PLANT & EQUIPMENT

  • Quick Facts:
  • Level 3
  • 40-70 Credits
  • 6-16 Months

Strands: Specialist plant

This qualification will take approximately 6-8 months to complete or 12-16 months including the specialist plant strand.

CORE SKILLS COVERED:

  • Health and Safety
  • Communication
  • Plant inspection, maintenance and operation

Specialist Plant strand includes at least one specialist plant, such as:

  • Operating a hydraulic excavator for general works, facing and benching, and rock placement
  • Operating a motor grader for road maintenance or road construction
  • Operating a reclaimer stabiliser and stabilising spreader

Suitable for people operating a wide range of plant and equipment including:

    • Asphalt paving machine
    • Motor scraper
    • Bulldozer
    • Road mill
    • Transporter
    • Dump truck
    • Self-propelled roller
    • Hydro excavator
    • Suction cleaning vehicle
    • Water carter for bulk earthmoving
    • Motor grader for earthworks
    • Tractor
    • Power-driven rotary broom
    • Road sweeper
    • Wheeled loader
    • Self-propelled, bladed compactor
    • Skid steer
    • Telehandler
    • Truck-mounted roller-spreader
    • Water-jetting unit