Plumbing. Drainlaying. Gasfitting. Roofing

Start your plumbing career. Gain the knowledge and practical skills to enter an apprenticeship in the plumbing, drainlaying, gasfitting and roofing industries. Learn in our workshops and brand new drainlaying pit.

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What you will learn

  • Learn how to use and maintain tools and equipment
  • Develop skills in welding, brazing and soldering
  • Install drains, working out levels using lasers
  • Cover the installation of plumbing fixtures, water pipes and water heaters
  • Understand how to safely install gas pipes
  • Install different types of roofs
  • Follow industry health and safety
  • Get trained and certified in first aid
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& Infrastructure
We pipe out little bathrooms in the workshop. Fitting toilets, basins – everything in a bathroom.
Liam
Liam, Plumbing Student

Career options

  • Plumber
  • Drain Layer
  • Gas Fitter
  • Roofer
  • Heating and Ventilation Installer
  • Heat Pump Installer

What your week will look like

Class Possible Class No Class
Study timetable
MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN
Morning
Possible Class Possible Class Class Possible Class Possible Class
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Afternoon
Possible Class Possible Class Class Possible Class Possible Class
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Evening

Timetable is indicative only, a full timetable will be available prior to course start. 

Upcoming start dates

  • 12 April 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • 10 credits NCEA level 1 numeracy
  • 10 credits NCEA level 1 literacy

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,600
  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Construction
Offered by:
Ngā whare tapu o Tane-mata-rau-kiri
Formal programme title:
Certificate in Plumbing, Drainlaying, Gasfitting and Roofing (Level 3)
Programme code:
HV4510
We pipe out little bathrooms in the workshop. Fitting toilets, basins – everything in a bathroom.
Liam
Liam, Plumbing Student