New Zealand Certificate in Energy and Chemical Process Operations (Level 3) with optional strand in Boiler Operations

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the energy and chemical industry with competent workers who have attained the operational skills and knowledge required to work as entry-level plant and machinery operators.

This qualification is suitable for individuals who intend entering into the industry or those already working as entry-level operators. The qualification provides a credential that will support career opportunities for graduates in a range of energy and chemical plant contexts.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.

The Boiler Operation optional strand recognises the specialist skills and knowledge required to operate a boiler up to 20 MW liquid and gas fuel, or up to 6 MW solid fuel

NZQA qualification overview