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Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, UCOL | Te Pūkenga is committed to providing the best learning outcome for you. As part of this, all programmes are currently being reviewed to make them portable, consistent, and closely aligned with the needs of the industry. When published, this course information is correct, but the courses offered may change over time. If you have any questions call an Enrolment Advisor on 0800 468 265.
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This programme consists of 40 credits. The course includes;
Introduction to infrastructure works, and team skill requirements (15 Credits)
An introduction to the infrastructure works sector. Also, learn about your responsibilities as an employee when working as a team member. The course will cover:
- Health and Safety in Employment Act
- Employee and employer rights and responsibilities
- Workplace hazard identification and management
- Time management
Health, safety and the environment (16 Credits)
An introduction to the health and safety requirements relevant to the infrastructure works sector.
Infrastructure works tools and equipment (9 Credits)
An introduction to the materials used for compacting and the use of tools and equipment used on infrastructure works sites. You'll develop skills for excavation.