New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

Programmes must provide good working knowledge in health and safety across all activities - and all practical activities must demonstrate these skills - in accordance with relevant contents of:
- Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, available at https://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2015/0070/latest/DLM5976660.html?src=qs.
Programmes must provide knowledge of limitations of persons who do or assist in doing Plumbing, Gasfitting, and Drainlaying work of Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers - in accordance with relevant contents of:
- Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006, available at https://www.legislation.govt.nz/act/public/2006/0074/latest/DLM396778.html?src=qs;
- Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board (Plumbing Registration and Licensing) Notice 2016, available at https://www.pgdb.co.nz/media/1202/20180402-amended-plumbing-notice.pdf;
- Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board (Gasfitting Registration and Licensing) Notice 2016, available at https://www.pgdb.co.nz/media/1201/20180402-amended-gasfitting-notice.pdf;
- Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Board (Drainlaying Registration and Licensing) Notice 2016, available at https://www.pgdb.co.nz/media/1200/20180402-amended-drainlaying-notice-02.pdf.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying industries with people who:
- have basic skills and knowledge in plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying
- have an awareness of the requirements of the regulatory environment, and
- are ready to enter an apprenticeship.

The New Zealand community will benefit from having graduates who are able to assist in ensuring public safety in the provision of gas, water services, and drainage.

Graduates will be capable of assisting with plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying work under supervision.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$30,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$42,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

53%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

Provided by:

Capstone Editing - Director and Head Editor

Website:

https://www.capstoneediting.com.au/

Value:

A$3,000 to one undergraduate student per year

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

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Sources

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