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Amendment Rules 2013

Pursuant to section 353 of the Building Act 2004, the Minister for Building and Construction makes the following rules—

(a) after they were prepared by the chief executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment, and approved by the Building Practitioners Board, in accordance with sections 354 to 359 of that Act; and

(b) by approving them in accordance with sections 360 and 361 of that Act.

Contents

  1. Title
  2. Commencement
  3. Principal rules amended
  4. Schedule 2 amended

Schedules

Rules

1 Title

These rules are the Licensed Building Practitioners Amendment Rules 2013.

2 Commencement

These rules come into force on 1 July 2013.

3 Principal rules amended

These rules amend the Licensed Building Practitioners Rules 2007.

4 Schedule 2 amended

(1) Schedule 2 of the principal rules is amended by removing the recognised qualifications set out in Schedule 1 of these rules.
(2) Schedule 2 of the principal rules is amended by adding the recognised qualifications set out in Schedule 2 of these rules. 

Schedule 1

Recognised qualifications removed from Schedule 2 of the principal rules

rr 3(1), 7(4), 11(1)(b)(ii)

Licensing ClassArea of practiceRecognised qualification
SiteSite 3
  1. National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Level 6)
  2. National Diploma in Engineering (Civil) (Level 6)
  3. Bachelor of Engineering
  4. Bachelor of Engineering Technology
  5. New Zealand Certificate in Engineering
Carpentry 
  1. National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
FoundationsConcrete or timber pile foundation
  1. National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)
Concrete foundation walls and concrete slab-on-ground
  1. National Certificate in Carpentry (Level 4)

 

Schedule 2

Recognised qualifications added to Schedule 2 of the principal rules

rr 3(1), 7(4), 11(1)(b)(ii)

Licensing ClassArea of practiceRecognised qualification
FoundationsConcrete foundation walls and concrete slab-on-ground
  1. Diploma in Applied Technology (Building)
  2. National Certificate in Concrete Construction – Sitework (Level 3)
  3. National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Placing and Finishing) (Level 3)
  4. National Certificate in Concrete Construction (Level 4)
  5. National Certificate in Carpentry
Concrete or timber pile foundation
  1. Diploma in Applied Technology (Building)
  2. National Certificate in Carpentry
SiteSite 1
  1. National Certificate in Construction (Supervisor) (Level 5)
  2. Diploma in Applied Technology (Building)
Site 2
  1. Diploma in Applied Technology (Building)
Site 3
  1. National Diploma in Civil Engineering (Applied) (Level 6)
  2. New Zealand Diploma in Engineering Practice (Level 6)
  3. Graduate Certificate of Building Management
  4. Graduate Diploma of Building Management
  5. Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)
  6. Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
  7. New Zealand Certificate in Engineering (Civil)
Carpentry 
  1. Diploma in Applied Technology (Building)
  2. National Certificate in Carpentry
RoofingConcrete or Clay Tile Roof
  1. National Certificate of Concrete Roof Tiling (Level 3)
  2. National Certificate in Roofing (Level 3)
Profiled Metal Roof and/or Wall Cladding
  1. National Certificate in Roofing (Level 3)
  2. Certificate of Due Completion of Apprenticeship (Plumbing)
  3. Trade Certificate in Plumbing
Metal Tile Roof
Roof Membrane
  1. National Certificate in Roofing (Level 3)
Torch on Roof Membrane 
Liquid Membrane Roof 
Shingle or Slate Roof
  1. National Certificate in Roofing (Level 3)
External PlasteringProprietary Plaster Cladding Systems
  1. National Certificate in Proprietary Plastering Cladding Systems (Advanced) (Level 4)
Bricklaying and BlocklayingStructural Masonry
  1. Trade Certificate in Bricklaying
  2. Advanced Trade Certificate in Bricklaying
  3. Certificate of Due Completion of Apprenticeship (Bricklaying)

 

Date of Board’s resolution approving these rules:

I, Hon Maurice Williamson,
Minister for Building and Construction, approve these rules:

Signed:

Date:

 

Explanatory note

These rules, made under the Building Act 2004 by Hon Maurice Williamson MP, Minister for Building and Construction, come into force on 1 July 2013 and amend the Licensed Building Practitioners Rules 2007 (the 2007 Rules).

The amendments remove and add recognised qualifications (which are kinds of qualifications that reduce information and evidence that an applicant for licensing must provide, and simplify assessments of whether the applicant meets the minimum standard of competence) from the list in Schedule 2 of the 2007 Rules for licensing in particular licensing classes.

Last updated 28 June 2013

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