New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3).xml New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3)

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New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-Apprenticeship) (Level 3)

CertificateFull time - 6 months

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

Programme code

NZ2660

Domestic

$2500 - $3000per semester

Starts

January, July

International

Credits

75

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Not recommended for International Students

Location

Christchurch - Ensors Road

Content

Gain all the fundamental skills needed to begin a career in plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying.

You will learn the process of assembling, installing and repairing pipes; how to use plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying drawings and fabricate basic components. With relevant work experience you will also apply health and safety requirements to plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying contexts and experience using appropriate safety equipment.

In order to undertake this programme you must be physically able to work safely in an industry-related work environment.

Credit recognition

If you have work experience in this area, or a relevant prior qualification, you may be eligible for credit recognition towards this qualification.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 75 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • The programme has open entry but English Language requirements apply.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills.

    If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form

Application documents

Career opportunities

Completion of this module will put you in a strong position when applying for an apprenticeship in a plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying company and for working towards a national certificate qualification and registration.

Employment opportunities are strong in the Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying industries in Christchurch with the rebuild and it is hoped that a student completing this course will take up the opportunity to gain an apprenticeship.

Study pathways

This programme is a study pathway towards the National Certificate in Plumbing Level 4 and National Certificate in Gasfitting Level 4.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths