Certificate in Plumbing and Gasfitting (Level 3)

New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying (Pre-apprenticeship) (Level 3)
20 weeksFree Study Options

Secure your future in the construction sector by becoming a plumber, gasfitter or drainlayer. You’ll be in hot demand, the money is great, and our pre-apprenticeship programme is your perfect way in Our practical, hands-on training will give you the knowledge and the skills you need to start your career in this lucrative, booming sector. You’ll graduate with hard skills equivalent to a first year apprentice, plus we’ll give your numeracy and literacy skills a big boost. 

  • You will learn:

  • Health and safety in the workplace, including first aid and emergency procedures

  • Working on plans and specifications; meeting regulations and codes of practice

  • Practical skills and theory application for water systems, sheet metal and roofing materials, sanitation, cold and hot water supply, soldering, welding and brazing

  • Installation of pipes and fittings for water supply, gas and other heating

  • Theory and principles of gas combustion to domestic installations

  • Integrating plumbing and gasfitting services into a building structure to meet customer requirements

  • Parts of this programme (unit standards 23229; 15757; 17599; 18426) are delivered under subcontracted agreement.

Course start dates


807 Great South Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Nov 8, 2021
Jan 17, 2022
Feb 21, 2022
Mar 28, 2022
Jun 20, 2022
Jul 25, 2022

Trades West

Parrs Park, 443 West Coast Road, Oratia, Auckland 0602

Feb 7, 2022
Jul 25, 2022