• Office 61, Ali Street, Opposite Barkat Market Behind Total Fuel Station, New Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan
  • 042 35911332
  • Office 1-A,First Floor, Sardar Begum Plaza,
    Jinnah Avenue, Near Dominos Pizza,
    Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • 051 8439995
Canterbury Skill Shortage List

Canterbury Skill Shortage List

This is the revised Canterbury Skill Shortag e List, effective from 29 June 2015

Occupational group Occupation and ANZSCO number Required standard for work visa applicants with an offer of employment
Construction Building One of the following qualifications:
Inspector / – Bachelor of Applied Technology – Building (NZQF Level 7)
Building – Bachelor of Building Science (NZQF Level 7)
Surveyor – Bachelor of Construction (NZQF Level 7)
(312113) – Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (NZQF Level 7)
– Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics) (NZQF Level 7)
– Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) (NZQF Level 7)
– Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)
– National Diploma in Building Control Surveying (Medium and Large Buildings)
(NZQF Level 6)
– National Diploma in Architectural Technology (NZQF Level 6)
– National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)
– National Diploma in Quantity Surveying (NZQF Level 6)
AND
a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification work experience
Construction Construction Project Manager (Roading and Infrastructure) (133111) EITHER (A):

One of the following qualifications:

–  Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Civil) (NZQF Level 8)

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

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

–  Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Highways) (NZQF Level 7) AND

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

OR (B):

One of the following qualifications:

– Diploma of Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

–  National Diploma in Construction Management (NZQF Level 6)

–  New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

–  Diploma in Engineering Technology (Highways) (NZQF Level 6) AND

a Project Management certificate AND

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

Construction Construction Project Manager (Foreman) (Roading and Infrastructure) (133111) A minimum of five years’ experience in building or maintaining roads AND

staff management experience AND

appropriate driver license

 

 

Construction Project Builder (including Building Project Manager and Site Foreman) (133112) One of the following qualifications:

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

–  Bachelor of Applied Technology – Building (NZQF Level 7)

–  Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management (NZQF Level 7)

–  National Diploma in Construction Management  (NZQF Level 6) AND

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

Construction Quantity Surveyor (233213) One of the following:

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

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

–  Graduate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIQS)

AND

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

Construction Surveying Technician (Spatial Science Technician/Lan d Surveyor’s Technician) (312116) One of the following:

–  Bachelor of Surveying (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Surveying with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

–  National Diploma in Surveying (NZQF Level 6)

–  Professional Associate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors AND

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

Construction Surveyor (232212) One of the following:

–  Bachelor of Surveying (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Surveying with Honours (NZQF Level 8)

–  Registration as a Professional Surveyor with the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors

–  Professional Associate Membership of the New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (with an overseas degree approved by NZIS)

Engineering Civil Engineer One of the following:
(233211), – A relevant Washington Accord accredited undergraduate engineering degree
Electrical (listed – see Note 3)
Engineer – A relevant qualification comparable to (a) a Bachelor of Engineering (NZQF
(233311), Level 7), or (b) a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (NZQF Level 8)
Structural – A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 7 or higher with a letter from IPENZ
Engineer certifying that the degree and any further learning meets the academic
(233214) requirements for registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer in New
Zealand
– NZ registration as a Chartered Professional Engineer by the Institution of
Professional Engineers New Zealand.
Engineering Civil One of the following qualifications in the relevant occupation speciality:
Engineering – National Diploma in Engineering (Electrotechnology) (NZQF Level 6)
Draughtsperso – National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Applied ) (NZQF Level 6)
n (312211), – New Zealand Diploma in Engineering with specialities in Civil or Electrical
Electrical (NZQF Level 6)
Engineering – New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)
Draughtsperso
n (312311)

 

 

Engineering Civil Engineering Technician (312212) One of the following qualifications:

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)  (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) (NZQF Level 7)

–  New Zealand Diploma in Engineering – (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

–  National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Applied) (NZQF Level 6)

–  Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (NZQF Level 6)

–  Diploma in Civil Engineering (NZQF Level 6) AND

a minimum of three years’ work experience including a minimum of 12 months’ relevant post-qualification work experience in the past 18 months

Engineering Electrical Engineering Technician (312312) One of the following qualifications:

–  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (NZQF Level 7) majoring in Electrical and Electronic engineering

–  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Honours  (NZQF Level 8) majoring in Electrical and Electronic engineering

–  Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

AND

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

Telecommunic ations Telecommunic ations Engineer (263311) One of the following qualifications relevant to the ANZSCO occupation:

–  Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Computer Engineering ) or (Computer Systems) or (Electronic Engineering)  or (Electrical and Computer Engineering) or (Electrical and Electronic Engineering ) or (Electronics and Computer Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) (NZQF Level 8)

–  Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) or (Network Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Applied Science (Telecommunications) or (Information Systems and Technology) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Applied Technology – Electrotechnology (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Computer and Information Science (Computational Intelligence) or (Networks and Security) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Computer and Mobile Systems Engineering) or (Electronic Engineering) or (Network and Communication Engineering) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Science (Electronics) or (Electronic and Computer Systems) (NZQF Level 7)

–  Bachelor of Science (Technology) or (Electronics) (NZQF Level 7) AND

a minimum of three years’ relevant post-qualification work experience.

Trades Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic (342111) New Zealand Certificate in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (Trade) (NZQF Level 4)

 

 

Trades Bricklayer (331111) National Certificate in Brick and Block Laying (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the Bricklaying and Blocklaying Licence Class,  EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a Bricklaying and Blocklaying Licence Class OR the duties of the Bricklayer will not include RBW

Trades Carpenter (331212) National Certificate in Carpentry (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the Carpentry Licence Class,  EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a Carpentry Licence Class OR the duties of the Carpenter will not include RBW

Trades Carpenter and Joiner (331211) National Certificate in Carpentry (NZQF Level 4) AND

One of the following qualifications:

–  National Certificate in Joinery (Craftsperson) (NZQF Level 4)

–  National Certificate in Joinery (NZQF Level 4)

–  New Zealand Certificate in Joinery with strands in Cabinetry, Timber Door and Windows, Stairs, and Laminate Fabrication (NZQF Level 4)

 

OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the Carpentry Licence Class,  EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a Carpentry Licence Class OR the duties of the Carpenter will not include RBW

Trades Drainlayer (334113) Licensed or authorised as a Drainlayer (not including a limited certificate holder) by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
Trades Electrician (General) (341111) NZ registration as an electrician with a Full or Limited Certificate from the Electrical Workers Registration Board
Trades Electric Line Mechanic (342211) NZ registration as a line mechanic with the Electrical Workers Registration Board
Trades Fibrous Plasterer (333211) National Certificate in Fibrous Plaster (Installation) (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the External Plastering Licence Class, EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a External Plastering Licence Class OR the duties of the Fibrous Plasterer will not include RBW

 

 

Trades Floor Finisher (332111) National Certificate in Flooring (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Glazier (333111) One of the following qualifications:

–  National Certificate in Glazing (NZQF Level 4)

–  National Certificate in Glass and Glazing (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

evidence that the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) who is licensed to supervise relevant Restricted Building Work (RBW) OR that the duties of the Glazier will not include RBW

Trades Joiner (331213) One of the following qualifications:

–  National Certificate in Joinery (Craftsperson) (NZQF Level 4)

–  National Certificate in Joinery (NZQF Level 4)

–  New Zealand Certificate in Joinery with strands in Cabinetry, Timber Door and Windows, Stairs, and Laminate Fabrication (NZQF Level 4)

OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Metal Fabricator (322311) National Certificate in Engineering – Fabrication (Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Painting Trades Worker (332211) National Certificate in Painting and Decorating (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Plumber (General) (334111) Licensed or authorised as a Plumber (not including a limited certificate holder) by the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board
Trades Roof Tiler (333311) National Certificate in Roofing (Installer) (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the Roofing Licence Class,  EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a Roofing Licence Class OR the duties of the Roof Tiler will not include RBW

Trades Scaffolder (821712) One of the following qualifications:

–  National Certificate in Intermediate Scaffolding (NZQF Level 4)

–  National Certificate in Advanced Scaffolding (NZQF Level 5)

–  New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (NZQF Level 4)

–  New Zealand Certificate in Scaffolding (NZQF Level 5) AND

a minimum of two years’ relevant post qualification work experience

 

 

Trades Solid Plasterer (333212) National Certificate in Solid Plastering (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

 

AND

Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) licence to do Restricted Building Work (RBW) within the scope of the External Plastering Licence Class,  EXCEPT IF the work will be done under the supervision of an appropriately LBP who is licensed to supervise RBW work done within the scope of a External Plastering Licence Class OR the duties of the Solid Plasterer will not include RBW

Trades Stonemason (331112) National Certificate in Masonry (NZQF Level 4-5) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Upholsterer (393311) National Certificate in Furniture (NZQF Level 4) with strand in Advanced Upholstery

AND

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

Trades Wall and Floor Tiler (333411) National Certificate in Floor and Wall Tiling (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Trades Welder (322313), Fitter Welder (323213) One of the following qualifications:

–  National Certificate in Engineering – Fabrication (NZQF Level 4)

–  National Certificate in Welding (NZQF Level 4) OR

a minimum of three years’ relevant work experience

Transport Truck Driver (General) (733111) NZ recognised Full Class 4 or 5 Driver Licence AND

a minimum of three years’ experience driving heavy rigid (gross laden weight of more than 18,000kg) or heavy combination (gross combined weight of more than 25,000kg) vehicles

 

Note 1: Overseas qualifications must be comparable to the standard of the New Zealand qualification listed or a qualification listed in the New Zealand Standard Classification of Education.

Note 2: Where post qualification work experience is included as a requirement it applies to all qualifications listed for the occupation (unless otherwise indicated).

Note 3: Where a Washington Accord accredited undergraduate engineering degree is a requirement, the engineering degree has to be awarded from or after the date the country became a signatory, and must be on the list of accredited programmes of the signatory country. To determine if an engineering degree awarded is Washington Accord accredited, please refer to the links from the International Engineering Alliance on their website: http://www.ieagreements.org/Washington-Accord/Accredited.cfm.

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Address: Office 1-A,First Floor, Sardar Begum Plaza,
Jinnah Avenue, Near Dominos Pizza,
Blue Area, Islamabad, Pakistan
Phone: 051 8439995
Address: Office 61, Ali Street, Opposite Barkat Market Behind Total Fuel Station, New Garden Town, Lahore, Pakistan
Phone: 042 35911332