Annual Fees(indicative 2019)
|Christchurch - Ensors Road|
Vocational PathwaysConstruction & Infrastructure
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Learn essential basic plumbing, gasfitting and drainlaying skills and prepare for further study or an apprenticeship.
The Plumbing Pre Trade module has been designed to give you 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.
To complete this Youth course you are required to do the NZQF unit standards outlined in the table below. The credits above are Ara credits which you will receive upon completion of this course. Please note the number of credits may be different.
|Unit / Achievement Standard Number||Unit Standard Title||Version No||NZQF Credits||Level 1 Credits||Level 2 Credits||Level 3 Credits|
|2137||Identify and describe trade equipment and power tools used for plumbing||4||1||1|
|2136||Identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for plumbing||4||2||2|
|2115||Identify and describe trade equipment and power tools for gasfitting||4||1||1|
|2114||Identify and describe hand tools and testing equipment for gasfitting||4||2||2|
|25420||Demonstrate knowledge of cold water supply systems in buildings||1||2||2|
|2142||Apply sealants to joints||4||3||3|
|25419||Demonstrate knowledge of sanitary plumbing systems and components||1||3||3|
|25414||Cut and join sheet metal for plumbing and gasfitting components||1||2||2|
|2139||Soft solder metal joints||4||3||3|
|2678||Join metals using the oxyacetylene welding process||7||6||6|
|23845||Demonstrate metal welding for plumbing or gasfitting||1||9||9|
|1099||Excavate and trench for plumbing, gasfitting, or drainlaying||5||9||9|
|1122||Establish line, level, and gradient for plumbing or drainlaying||5||4||4|
|21883||Demonstrate knowledge of hazards and precautions for working with gas in plumbing, gasfitting, or drainlaying||2||3||3|
|15757||Use, install and disestablish temporary proprietary height safety systems when working at height||3||4||4|
|21209||Demonstrate knowledge of and carry out health and safety procedures for a building construction site||2||4||4|
|2138||Demonstrate knowledge of asbestos and safety procedures||5||1||1|
|18426||Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with confined spaces||7||4||4|
|497||Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements||8||3||3|
|6402||Provide basic life support||8||1||1|
|6401||Provide first aid||6||1||1|
|6400||Manage first aid in an emergency situation||5||2||2|
- An application form
This programme is a study pathway towards the National Certificate in Plumbing Level 4 and National Certificate in Gasfitting Level 4.
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.