Are you ready to advance your career in wood manufacturing to add value to wood products?
Specialising in wood lamination, you'll learn all you need to know to get that ticket to becoming an advanced operator in a solid wood manufacturing operation. You'll study wood lamination processes and gain the skills and knowledge to carry out technical tasks involved in wood product lamination. You'll also lead an investigation on a production issue and learn about cost factors in a solid wood manufacturing operation.
We offer the best facilities to support your learning and apply in practice, delivering our training and classes at the Timber Industry Training Centre (TITC) located at our Waipā Campus, the only dedicated training facility in the country to operate a working sawmill and wood manufacturing plant.
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Certificate in Solid Wood Manufacturing (Level 4), Laminating Strand
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16 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
|Indicative Fees||Approx. $4,692-$5,304 total cost of qualification for domestic students View full fees information|
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- Advanced operation roles in a solid wood manufacturing environment, specialising in wood lamination.
Topics you'll cover
- Wood lamination process
- Wood manufacturing and processing costing
- Control glue systems in wood manufacturing
- Laminate and test straight timber products
|Indicative Fees *||Approx. $4,692-$5,304 total cost of qualification for domestic students|
|Course related costs||
Approx. $265 in course related costs for the following items:
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Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
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Course Entry Information
For courses at Level 4, domestic students will normally be required to have:
NCEA Level 2 with passes in English/Te Reo Māori or education achievement at least equivalent to NCEA Level 2; OR
Evidence of ability to complete academic and any other programme requirements.
English language requirements
Level 4 certificate IELTS General or Academic score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 3 with an endorsement of either General, Workplace or Academic, or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 16 weeks full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
Further Study Options
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- New Zealand Certificate in Manufacturing (Level 6)