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)
20 weeksOpen to international students

Secure your future in the construction sector today by training to become 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. 

This course is a mix of campus-based study and *self-directed learning (on-site hours vary from 20 hours per week and 16 hours of self-directed learning in your own time per week).

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  • You will learn:

  • Health and safety in the workplace

  • 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

Course start dates

Trades South

807 Great South Road, Mount Wellington, Auckland 1060

Oct 9, 2023
Feb 12, 2024
Mar 25, 2024
Jul 22, 2024
Sep 9, 2024

Trades West

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

Feb 5, 2024
Jul 22, 2024
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