Qualifications & Curriculum

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New Zealand Certificate in Glass and Glazing

This qualification has two strands – Residential and Commercial. One or both strands may be selected for an apprenticeship. The selection is dependent on the core business of the company.

You will notice that there are some unit standards that are in both the strands. This means that once they have been achieved and reported to NZQA there is no need for an apprentice to repeat them. The remaining unit standards will be completed at the relevant off-job training course.

The qualification is currently under review. This means that the new qualification will be delivered as from 2023. Any apprentice who was registered in the old qualification will be transitioned across to the newer version.

Information and details about the new qualification will be posted here once it has been approved by New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Block Courses for 2024

Around December each year, Te Pukenga – BCITO advises employers and apprentices the date that apprentices are scheduled for the following year’s course. You are advised to put the date into your work schedule as courses are very full. Any withdrawal could mean a long wait to be rescheduled.

2024 Block Courses
2024 Block Courses
2024 Block Courses
2024 Block Courses
Wk start
Wk end
Class
School and Public Holidays
GGINZ
Plimmerton
01/01/24
05/01/24
08/01/24
12/01/24
15/01/24
19/01/24
22/01/24
26/01/24
Wellington 22nd Jan
29/01/24
02/02/24
Auckland, Nelson 29th Jan
05/02/24
09/02/24
Waitangi Day 6th Feb (TUES)
12/02/24
16/02/24
Stage 1A Core
19/02/24
23/02/24
Stage 1A Core
26/02/24
01/03/24
Stage 3A
04/03/24
08/03/24
11/03/24
15/03/24
Stage 2A RES
Taranaki 11th March
18/03/24
22/03/24
Stage 3B FRAME
7 days from 20-26 March
25/03/24
29/03/24
Stage 3B FRAME
7 days from 20-26 March
Good Friday 29th March, Otago 25th Mar
01/04/24
05/04/24
Easter Monday 1st April, Southland 2nd April
08/04/24
12/04/24
Stage 2B COMM/RES
15/04/24
19/04/24
Stage 2B COMM/RES
22/04/24
26/04/24
Anzac Day 25th April (THURS)
29/04/24
03/05/24
Stage 3C
06/05/24
10/05/24
Balustrades
from 6 to 8 May
13/05/24
17/05/24
Stage 1B CORE
concurrent with
Stage 1 PROCESS
20/05/24
24/05/24
Stage 1B CORE
concurrent with
Stage 1 PROCESS
Master Joiners Conference
27/05/24
31/05/24
Stage 3D
03/06/24
07/06/24
King's Birthday 3rd June
10/06/24
14/06/24
Stage 2C COMM/RES
Field days 12 - 15 June (WINTEC)
17/06/24
21/06/24
Stage 2C COMM/RES
24/06/24
28/06/24
Matariki 28th June (FRI)
01/07/24
05/07/24
Stage 1C CORE
concurrent with
Stage 1 PROCESS
08/07/24
12/07/24
Stage 1C CORE
concurrent with
Stage 1 PROCESS
15/07/24
19/07/24
Stage 3E FRAME
7 days from 17-23 July
22/07/24
26/07/24
Stage 3E FRAME
7 days from 17-23 July
29/07/24
02/08/24
Stage 3F
05/08/24
09/08/24
12/08/24
16/08/24
Stage 2D COMM/RES
19/08/24
23/08/24
Stage 2D COMM/RES
26/08/24
30/08/24
Stage 3G
02/09/24
06/09/24
Stage 2E COMM/RES
09/09/24
13/09/24
Stage 2E COMM/RES
16/09/24
20/09/24
Stage 2F RES
23/09/24
27/09/24
Stage 2G COMM/RES
Canterbury South 23rd Sept
30/09/24
04/10/24
Stage 2G COMM/RES
07/10/24
11/10/24
Stage 1D CORE
14/10/24
18/10/24
Stage 1D CORE
21/10/24
25/10/24
Hawkes Bay 25th Oct
28/10/24
01/11/24
Stage 1E CORE
Labour Day 28th Oct
04/11/24
08/11/24
Stage 1E CORE
Marlborough 4th Nov
11/11/24
15/11/24
Canterbury 15th Nov (FRI)
18/11/24
22/11/24
25/11/24
29/11/24
02/12/24
06/12/24
Westland, Chatam Islands 2nd Dec
09/12/24
13/12/24
Updated 07/12/2023

Window and Glass Association of New Zealand Balustrade Course – 3 Days