New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting

The Skills Organisation

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

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the gasfitting sector with people who are suitably skilled as gasfitting tradespersons and ready to apply for registration as a licensed gasfitter under the Plumbers, Gasfitters, and Drainlayers Act 2006.

This qualification provides an entry into the gasfitting industry and is intended for candidates who are training in the workplace and who can fulfil the requirements of the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board Trainee Limited Certificate (TLC). Generally this is in conjunction with an apprenticeship.

This qualification allows the New Zealand community to recognise that graduates, once registered and licensed, are highly skilled and authorised to safely carry out all gasfitting work, with reduced risk of fire, explosion and poisoning.

Licensed gasfitters are qualified and licensed but must be supervised by a certifying person who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the work is done competently.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$32,000

Median earnings one year after study

$36,000

Median earnings two years after study

$45,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

67%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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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

Phone: (09) 525 2590
Fax: (09) 525 2591
Email: support@skills.org.nz
Web: http://www.skills.org.nz

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

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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