New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging

Prerequisite to meet regulatory body or legislative requirements - New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 2) [Ref: 1818] or equivalent industry experience.

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the fibreboard packaging industry with individuals who have attained appropriate capabilities and competencies to work in the industry in the role of an assistant operator.

It is designed for people who are employed as production support, and who are undertaking general and specific production activities in one of the areas of bag and sack converting, case corrugating, case converting and carton converting. These people work alongside machine operators and assistant operators helping to produce fibreboard packaging to meet job and customer requirements, and have the technical knowledge and skills to operate the machine in the absence of the operator if required.

Knowledge and skills recognised by this qualification that will support: competent job performance, the future introduction of new technologies within the sector, and further personal up-skilling in the fibreboard packaging workplace.

The qualification has been developed to encourage learners to train to higher levels in a formal programme of training, and to credential employee capabilities.

This level three qualification has a pre-requisite of New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 2) [Ref: 1818] and provides a pathway to the New Zealand Certificate in Fibreboard Packaging (Level 4) [Ref: 1820].

NZQA qualification overview