New Zealand Certificate in Fencing

Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Subject area

General Land Skills



31 Weeks

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fencing industry with people who have the knowledge and practical skills to design and construct fences, and interpret a livestock yard design and construct yard to meet client requirements; and the knowledge and skills to lead a team and manage client relationships.

This qualification is targeted at people who are experienced fencers and are at, or moving into a role in a rural fencing enterprise which has responsibility for meeting client fencing requirements.

Graduates will have the skills to work in a self-directed capacity, will have responsibility for the construction of quality rural fences and livestock yards, and will be supervising others.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

To gain admission to the New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 4), applicants must: have at least two years industry experience It is recommended that applicants have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 3) [Ref #2699] as a pre-requisite. Applicants, for whom English is not their first language, must have a General or Academic Score IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or hold an accepted international equivalence.

Detailed requirements

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31 Weeks

Tuition Fees

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Contact details

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Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556

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