New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Pipeline Construction and Maintenance)

Connexis Infrastructure ITO

Subject area

Civil Engineering not elsewhere classified


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

It is recommended that people achieve the New Zealand Certificate in Infrastructure Works (Level 3) with optional strand in Plant Operation [Ref: 3856], or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and experience, before enrolling in programmes leading to this qualification.

Graduates of this qualification are not qualified to carry out plumbing or drainage work that requires a consent under the Building Act 2004. Consented work must be done by a plumber or drainlayer.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the infrastructure works industry with experienced and competent individuals who have attained the skills and knowledge to produce quality outcomes in a range of pipeline construction and maintenance operations.

The qualification recognises the skills and knowledge required to operate at tradesperson-level constructing and maintaining pipelines, while the strands allow specialisation in Drinking-Water, Wastewater and Stormwater, or Trenchless Technologies.

The qualification can contribute towards eligibility for registration with the Civil Trades Certification Board (CTCB).

Graduates will be capable of working safely to industry standards and specifications under broad guidance, taking responsibility for their own work and some responsibility for the work of others.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Engineering and Related Technologies at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Tū i te ora scholarship

Provided by:

Northland Regional Council




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GHD Achievement Scholarship

Provided by:

The University of Auckland - The Scholarship Office



Up to $5,000 per annum.

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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) 486 626
Phone: (0800) 486 626
Fax: (04) 499 9145

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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