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The Canterbury Skill Shortage List (CSSL) has been revised with effect from 6 August 2014 to:

    • Add one occupation – Plumber (General)
    • Revise the requirements that applicants with occupations on the CSSL need to meet to apply for a work visa using the CSSL. The changes affect three occupations:
      • Drainlayer – to reflect the requirement to be licensed or authorised by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
      • Carpenter and Joiner – to clarify the requirements where a person is qualified for both occupations
      • Telecommunications Engineer – to update qualifications for the occupation.

 

Canterbury Skill Shortage List

 

Occupational group Occupation  Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment
Construction Building Inspector/Building Surveyor One of the following qualifications:– Bachelor of Applied Technology–Building(NZQ FLevel 7)– Bachelo rof Building Science(NZQF Leve 7)

– Bachelor of Construction(NZQF Level 7)

– Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management)(NZQF Level 7)

– Bachelor of Construction(Construction Economics)(NZQF Level 7)

– Bachelo of Construction(Quantity Surveying)(NZQF Level 7)

– National Diploma in Building Control Surveying(Medium and Large Buildings)(NZQF Level 6)

– National Diploma in Architectural Technology (NZQFLevel6)

– National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQFLevel6)

– Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQFLevel7) AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience

Construction ConstructionProjectManager(Chip sealing,Asphaltor otherTechnical Manager)(Roading andInfrastructure)  Either(A):Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofEngineering(NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofEngineeringwithHonours(NZQFLevel8)

– BachelorofConstruction(ConstructionManagement)(NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofEngineeringTechnology(Highways)(NZQFLevel7)

– GraduateDiplomainConstructionProjectManagement(NZQFLevel7)

– GraduateDiplomainEngineering(Highways)(NZQFLevel7) AND

aminimumoftenyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience

 

Or (B):

Oneofthefollowingqualifications:

– DiplomainEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

– NationalDiplomainConstructionManagement(NZQFLevel6)

– NewZealandDiplomainEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

– DiplomainEngineeringTechnology(Highways)(NZQFLevel6) AND

trainedinStaffManagement

AND

aminimumoftenyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience

Construction ConstructionProjectManager(Roading andInfrastructure)  Either(A):Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofEngineeringwithHonours(Civil) (NZQFLevel8)

– BachelorofConstruction(ConstructionManagement)(NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofEngineeringTechnology(Highways)(NZQFLevel7)

– GraduateDiplomainConstructionProjectManagement(NZQFLevel7)

– GraduateDiplomainEngineering(Highways)(NZQFLevel7) AND

aminimumoffiveyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience

 

Or (B):

Oneofthefollowingqualifications:

– DiplomaofEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

– NationalDiplomainConstructionManagement(NZQFLevel6)

– NewZealandDiplomainEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

– DiplomainEngineeringTechnology(Highways)(NZQFLevel6) AND

trainedinProjectManagement

AND

aminimumoffiveyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience

Construction ConstructionProjectManager(Foreman) (Roadingand Infrastructure)  Aminimumoffiveyears’experienceinbuilding ormaintainingroadsANDstaffmanagementexperience

AND

appropriatedriverlicense

 

 

Construction ProjectBuilder(including Building ProjectManagerand SiteForeman)  Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofConstruction(ConstructionManagement)(NZQFLevel7)– BachelorofAppliedTechnology–Building (NZQFLevel 7)

– GraduateDiplomainConstructionProjectManagement(NZQFLevel7)

– NationalDiplomainConstructionManagement(NZQFLevel6) AND

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantpost-qualificationworkexperience

Construction QuantitySurveyor Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofConstruction(QuantitySurveying)(NZQFLevel7)– BachelorofConstruction(ConstructionEconomics)(NZQFLevel7) AND

aminimumofthreeyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience

Construction SurveyingTechnician(SpatialScience Technician/Land Surveyor’s Technician) Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofSurveying(NZQFLevel7)– BachelorofSurveying withHonours(NZQFLevel8)

– NationalDiplomainSurveying(NZQFLevel6) AND

aminimum oftwoyears’relevantpost–qualificationworkexperience

 

OR

ProfessionalAssociateMembershipoftheNewZealandInstituteofSurveyors

Construction Surveyor Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofSurveying(NZQFLevel7)– BachelorofSurveying withHonours(NZQFLevel8)

– RegistrationasaProfessionalSurveyorwiththeNewZealandInstituteofSurveyors

– OverseasNZISapproveddegree(NZQFLevel7orabove) AND

ProfessionalAssociateMembershipoftheNewZealandInstituteofSurveyors

Engineering Civil Engineer,  Electrical Engineer, Structural Engineer  Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– A relevantWashingtonAccordaccreditedundergraduateengineeringdegree(listed)– A relevantqualificationcomparableto:

(a)aBachelorofEngineering(NZQFLevel7), or

(b)aBachelorofEngineeringwithHonours(NZQFLevel8)

– A relevantqualificationatNZQFLevel7orhigher witha letterfromIPENZcertifying thatthedegreeand anyfurtherlearningmeetstheacademicrequirementsforregistrationasaCharteredProfessional EngineerinNewZealand

– NZregistrationasaCharteredProfessionalEngineerbytheInstitutionofProfessionalEngineersNew

Zealand.

Engineering Civil EngineeringDraughts person ,Electrical Engineering Draughts person  Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– NationalDiplomainEngineering(Electrotechnology)(NZQFLevel6)– NationalDiplomainCivil Engineering(Applied) (NZQFLevel6)

– NewZealandDiplomainEngineeringwithspecialitiesinCivil or Electrical(NZQFLevel6)

– NewZealandDiplomainEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

Engineering Civil EngineeringTechnician Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofEngineeringTechnology(CivilEngineering)(NZQFLevel7)– BachelorofEngineeringTechnology(Civil)  (NZQFLevel7)

– New ZealandDiplomain Engineering–(Civil) (NZQFLevel 6)

– NationalDiplomainCivil Engineering(Applied)(NZQFLevel6)

– NewZealandDiplomainEngineering(specialityCivil) (NZQFLevel6)

– DiplomainEngineering(Civil) (NZQFLevel6)

– DiplomainCivil Engineering(NZQFLevel6) AND

aminimum ofthreeyears’workexperienceincludingaminimum of12months’relevantpost-qualification

work experienceinthepast18months

Engineering ElectricalEngineeringTechnician Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– Bachelor’sdegreein Engineering(NZQFLevel 7) majoringinelectrical engineering– aBachelor’sdegreein EngineeringwithHonours(NZQFLevel 8),majoringinelectrical engineering

AND

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantpost-qualificationworkexperience

 

 

Telecommunications TelecommunicationsEngineer Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– BachelorofEngineeringwithHonours(ComputerEngineering)or (ComputerSystems)or (Electronic Engineering)or (ElectricalandElectronic) or (ElectricalandElectronicEngineering)or (Electronicsand ComputerEngineering)or (ElectronicandComputerSystemsEngineering)or (NetworkEngineering)(NZQF Level8)– BachelorofAppliedScience(Telecommunications)or (InformationSystemsandTechnology)(NZQFLevel

7)

– BachelorofComputerandInformationScience(ComputationalIntelligence) or(NetworksandSecurity) (NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofEngineeringTechnology(ComputerandMobileSystemsEngineering)or (Electronic

Engineering)or (NetworkandCommunicationEngineering)(NZQFLevel7)

– BachelorofScience(ComputerEngineering)or (Electronics)or (ElectronicandComputerSystems)(NZQF Level7)

– BachelorofScience(Technology)or (Electronics)(NZQFLevel7) AND

aminimumofthreeyears’relevantpost-qualificationwork experience.

Trades Bricklayer NationalCertificatein BrickandBlockLaying(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe BricklayingandBlocklaying LicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofan appropriatelyLBP whoislicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaBricklayingand BlocklayingLicenceClassORthedutiesoftheBricklayer will notincludeRBW

Trades Carpenter NationalCertificateinCarpentry(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe CarpentryLicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofanappropriatelyLBP whoislicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaCarpentryLicenceClassORthedutiesof theCarpenterwill notincludeRBW

Trades Carpenter and Joiner NationalCertificateinCarpentry(NZQFLevel4)ANDOneofthefollowingqualifications:

– NationalCertificateinJoinery(Craftsperson)(NZQFLevel4)

– NationalCertificateinJoinery(NZQFLevel4)

 

OR

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe CarpentryLicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofanappropriatelyLBP whoislicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaCarpentryLicenceClassORthedutiesof theCarpenterwill notincludeRBW

Trades Drainlayer LicensedorauthorisedasaDrainlayer(notincludingalimitedcertificateholder)bythePlumbers,GasfittersandDrainlayersBoard
Trades Electrician(General) NZregistrationasanelectricianwitha FullorLimitedCertificatefromtheElectricalWorkersRegistrationBoard
Trades ElectricLineMechanic NZregistrationasalinemechanicwiththeElectricalWorkersRegistrationBoard
Trades FibrousPlasterer NationalCertificateinFibrousPlaster(Installation)(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe ExternalPlasteringLicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofanappropriately LBP whoislicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaExternalPlasteringLicenceClassOR thedutiesoftheFibrousPlastererwill notincludeRBW

Trades Floor Finisher NationalCertificateinFlooring (NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

 

Trades Glazier Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– NationalCertificateinGlazing(NZQFLevel4)– NationalCertificateinGlassandGlazing(NZQFLevel4) OR

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

evidencethattheworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofanappropriatelyLicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)whoislicensedto superviserelevantRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)ORthattheduties oftheGlazier will notincludeRBW

Trades Joiner Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– NationalCertificateinJoinery(Craftsperson)(NZQFLevel4)– NationalCertificateinJoinery(NZQFLevel4) OR

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

Trades MetalFabricator NationalCertificatein Engineering–Fabrication(Level4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience
Trades PaintingTradesWorker NationalCertificateinPaintingandDecorating(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience
Trades Plumber(General) LicensedorauthorisedasaPlumber(notincludingalimitedcertificateholder)bythePlumbers,GasfittersandDrainlayersBoard
Trades RoofTiler  NationalCertificatein Roofing(Installer)(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe RoofingLicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofanappropriatelyLBP who islicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaRoofingLicenceClassORthedutiesofthe RoofTilerwill notincludeRBW

Trades Scaffolder(Advanced) Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– NationalCertificatein IntermediateScaffolding(NZQFLevel4)– NationalCertificateinAdvancedScaffolding(NZQFLevel5) AND

aminimumoffiveyears’relevantpostqualificationwork experience

Trades SolidPlasterer NationalCertificateinSolidPlastering(NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

 

AND

LicensedBuilding Practitioner(LBP)licencetodoRestrictedBuilding Work(RBW)withinthescopeofthe ExternalPlasteringLicenceClass,EXCEPTIF theworkwill bedoneunderthesupervisionofan appropriatelyLBP whoislicensedto superviseRBWworkdonewithinthescopeofaExternalPlastering LicenceClassORthedutiesoftheSolidPlastererwill notincludeRBW

Trades Stonemason NationalCertificateinMasonry(NZQFLevel4-5)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience
Trades Upholsterer NationalCertificateinFurniture(NZQFLevel4)withstrandinAdvancedUpholsteryANDaminimum oftwoyears’relevantpost–qualificationworkexperience
Trades WallandFloorTiler NationalCertificateinFloor andWallTiling (NZQFLevel4)ORaminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience
Trades Welder,Fitter-Welder Oneofthefollowingqualifications:– NationalCertificateinEngineering- Fabrication(NZQFLevel4)– NationalCertificateinWelding(NZQFLevel4) OR

aminimum ofthreeyears’relevantworkexperience

Transport Truck Driver(General) NZrecognisedFull Class4or5Driver LicenceANDa minimum o fthree years’ experience driving heavy rigid (grossladenweight ofmore than18,000kg)or

heavycombination(grosscombinedweightofmorethan25,000kg)vehicles

 

Note1: OverseasqualificationsmustbecomparabletothestandardoftheNewZealandqualificationlistedoraqualificationlistedintheNewZealand

Standard Classification of Education.

Note2: Wherework experienceisincludedasarequirementitappliestoallqualificationslistedfor the occupation(unless otherwise indicated).

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