New Zealand Certificate in Fellmongery and Leather Processing

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

Manufacturing Engineering and Technology not elsewhere classified.


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Entry requirements

The following legislation and guidelines, and subsequent amendments apply:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015
- Animal Products Act 1999

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fellmongery and leather processing sectors with individuals who are able to work as experienced operators processing hides and skins.

This qualification will ensure the establishment of standards of competent performance in leather manufacturing and fellmongery operations, providing domestic and international markets with confidence in a quality range of leather products.

Graduates will be capable of working independently and may have some responsibility for the performance of others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology at this level can earn:


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Status one year after study

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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

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