New Zealand Certificate in Timber and Composite Flooring Level 4

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Timber and Composite Flooring (Level 4) typically takes 20 months to complete one strand or 36 months to complete both strands.

How much it costs

You can find out more about costs by referring to What it costs and how long it takes page for the 2024 Course Fees and 2024 Off-Job Training Fees. For more information contact the team at BCITO Te Pūkenga.

What you'll learn

You'll learn the skills required by people who install timber and composite flooring. This qualification covers:


  • legislation
  • tools, plant and equipment
  • planning and communication
  • measurement and calculations
  • drawings, specifications and job documentation

Products and materials

  • timber and composite flooring products

You should choose a combination of strands from those listed below which cover everything you will be doing at work.

Bonded installation

  • substrate preparation
  • installation methods
  • post installation requirements

Fine floor sand and finishes

  • fine sand timber and composite flooring
  • applying finishes

Need to know more?

For additional qualification information refer to the NZQA website or call us: 0800 422 486.