NZ Certificate in Foundation Construction Level 3

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How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Construction Level 3 typically takes 8 to 15 months to complete.

How much it costs

The first year start-up fee for foundation construction is $1,055.  If you choose to complete both strands of this qualification the first year start-up fee is $1,270.   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 by people who deal specifically with constructing foundations for building projects. This qualification covers:

  • health & safety
  • documentation and communication
  • building legislation
  • preparation of orders for materials and products
  • preliminary work and site establishment
  • footings and slab
  • foundations and walls
  • reinforcing
  • placing and finishing concrete
  • fabrication
  • pile foundations

Need to know more?

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