New Zealand Certificate in Interior Linings Installation Level 4

Fixing and finishing with optional strand in fibrous plaster installation

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How long it takes

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

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 important for installers of interior linings. This qualification requires the completion of a compulsory Fundamentals section at least one strand.


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


  • materials and substrates
  • fixing


  • materials and substrates
  • stopping and finishing
  • installation of cove or cornice

Fibrous Plaster Installation (optional)

  • fibrous plaster products, materials and substrates
  • installation of sheets, cornice, decorative mouldings and architectural elements
  • repair and refurbish

Need to know more?

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