New Zealand Certificate in Frame & Truss Detailing Level 4

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Frame & Truss Detailing Level 4 typically takes 2 years to complete.

How much it costs

The first year start-up fee for frame and truss detailing is $1,350, and 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 working in frame and truss detailing. This qualification covers:

  • applying knowledge of construction principles and materials
  • understanding and operating within regulatory environments
  • determining timber requirements and applying knowledge of floor, wall and roof construction
  • using proprietary certified specific software
  • interpreting plans, working drawings and specifications
  • making effective judgments about design and structural integrity
  • identifying and analysing problems associated with frame and truss detailing
  • implementing and evaluating solutions that address problems.

Need to know more?

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