New Zealand Certificate in Trowel Trades Brick & Block Laying Level 4

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Trowel Trades Brick and Block Laying Level 4 typically takes 3 years to complete.

How much it costs

The first year start-up fee for brick and block laying is $885, and each year after that there is an additional annual fee of $790. Read more about fees and payment.

What you'll learn

You'll learn the skills required to be a qualified brick and block layer.

This qualification covers:

Trowel trades fundamentals

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

Brick and block laying

  • consents and licensing
  • materials
  • mixing
  • before laying bricks and blocks
  • brick walls
  • other brick elements

The New Zealand Certificate in Trowel Trades - Brick and Block Laying Level 4 requires that you attend off-job training.

Need to know more?

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