How long it takes
The New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Construction Level 3 typically takes 8 to 15 months to complete.
How much it costs
The first year start-up fee for foundation construction is $1,080. If you choose to complete both strands of this qualification the first year start-up fee is $1,295. Each year after that there is an additional annual fee of $810. Read more about fees and payment.
What you'll learn
You'll learn the skills required by people who deal specifically with constructing foundations for building projects. This qualification covers:
- health & safety
- documentation and communication
- building legislation
- preparation of orders for materials and products
- preliminary work and site establishment
- footings and slab
- foundations and walls
- placing and finishing concrete
- pile foundations
Need to know more?
For additional qualification information refer to the NZQA website or call us: 0800 422 486.