New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship)

Waikato Institute of Technology 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

None.

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 in accordance with the requirements of the regulatory legislation and who are ready to work.

The qualification is common to all three trades and is suitable for those who wish to enter the industry and who do not yet have an apprenticeship agreement.

Graduates will be capable of assisting with work undertaken by a licenced Plumber, Gasfitter, or Drainlayer under supervision and will be ready to enter into an apprenticeship that will lead to a New Zealand Level 4 trade qualification in one or more of the plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying trades [Refs: 2661, 2662, 2663].

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

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

The 'Ko Te Tangata' Scholarship (Bay of Plenty Schools)

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.waikato.ac.nz/research/scholarships/

Value:

Up to $5,000

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Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office

Website:

https://www.auckland.ac.nz/en/study/scholarships-and-awards/find-a-scholarship.html

Value:

For: Assistance with study

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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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707
Email: qau@wintec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.wintec.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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