New Zealand Certificate in Proprietary Systems Installation Level 4

This qualification is eligible for fees free.  Find out if you're eligible.

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Proprietary Systems Installation Level 4 typically takes 2-3 years to complete.

How much it costs

The first year start-up fee for Proprietary Systems Installation is $1,200, 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 the interior systems installation sector of the construction industry.


  • tools and equipment
  • legislation
  • drawings and specifications
  • building mathematics
  • planning and communication

Proprietary Partitions

  • materials
  • construct and line
  • suspended ceilings

Substrates and ceiling cavities

  • install ceiling framework
  • install ceiling linings

Need to know more?

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