New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 4)

31 Weeks

Get the skills to design and construct fences, interpret a livestock yard design, construct yards to meet client needs.

Looking to be a fencing supervisor or self-employed fencing contractor? This programme is for you!

Get the knowledge and practical skills to design and construct fences, interpret a livestock yard design, construct yards to meet client requirements, and develop the knowledge and skills to lead a team and manage client relationships.

This programme is aimed at experienced fencers and are at, or moving into, a role in a rural fencing enterprise which has responsibility for meeting client fencing requirements.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Design and construct fence lines to meet design and client specifications.
  • Interpret a livestock yard design and construct a livestock yard to meet design and client specifications.
  • Facilitate teamwork and client relationship management using a range of effective interpersonal skills.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

To gain admission to the New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 4), applicants must:

  • have at least two years industry experience

It is recommended that applicants have completed the New Zealand Certificate in Fencing (Level 3) as a pre-requisite.

Applicants, for whom English is not their first language, must have a General or Academic Score IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or hold an accepted international equivalence.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.

Youth Guarantee Fund*

If you are aged 16 to 24, you could study for FREE as part of the government's Youth Guarantee fund. To qualify for the Youth Guarantee fund, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete an application for a course that is covered by the Youth Guarantee fund.
  • Be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be 16 to 24 years old at the time the course starts. Learners who are 15 years old and hold Ministry approved early leaving exemption from their school may also be eligible. This exemption must be in place before the course starts.

Priority places will be given to students who:

  • have not yet achieved NCEA Level 1 or NCEA Level 2; or
  • have completed a Level 1 or Level 2 qualification through a Youth Guarantee provision programme.

All free study is subject to funding confirmation. Proof of residency status is required. Programme entry criteria may apply. Eligibility for student allowances or student loans may vary. Contact Studylink for more information.

Certificate in Fencing (Level 4)
Throughout NZ
Certificate in Fencing (Level 4)
Certificate in Fencing (Level 4)
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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July 1, 2024
February 14, 2025
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
Work-based Learning
Price:
Fees:
$2,065
(2024)
$2,009
(2023)
| Fees Free with Youth Guarantee*
International
International Fees:
(2024)
International
International Fees:
(2023)
Class full
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Fencing Contractors NZ
Fencing Contractors NZ is the industry organisation that supports and benefits the fencing industry of New Zealand.

All fees are in New Zealand Dollars and are approximate only - includes GST but excludes the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF) levy. Unless otherwise stated, the fees shown are for domestic students only. For programmes longer than one academic year in duration, the fees quoted are for the first year. Final study costs depends on a number of factors including the courses you select to study.

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Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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