New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
Total student fees
over 23 Weeks - details
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.
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.
Key Information for Students
2.1 General Academic Admission There is open entry to this programme although students must demonstrate a reasonable likelihood of success. 2.2 Selection Criteria a) To meet legal and health requirements, candidates must be physically able to carry out the practical components of the programme. b) Where there are more candidates than places available in the programme, selection will be made on the basis of the following criteria: i) Whether candidates have completed three years of secondary education; ii) Candidates' academic achievement in NCEA Level 1 and/or NCEA Level 2, or Year 11 and/or Year 12 English and Mathematics; and iii) Candidates' demonstrated commitment to the industry.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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