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

Universal College of Learning

The programme covers water supply systems, building envelop, drainlaying, plumbing maintenance and foul water, and introduction to gasfitting. Graduates will be capable of assisting with work undertaken by a licensed Plumber, Gasfitter, or Drainlayer under supervision and will be ready to enter into an apprenticeship that will lead to a New Zealand Level 4 trade qualification in one or more of the plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying trades.

The qualification is common to all three trades and is suitable for those who wish to enter the industry and do not yet have an apprenticeship agreement.

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Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
23 Week


Feb 2025

Start Month

Jan 2025

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • July 2024
  • February 2025
  • July 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time