About the course
This entry level qualification provides a solid foundation and introduction for those interested in obtaining an apprenticeship and completing one or more of the Level 4 National Certificates in Plumbing [Ref: 0202], Gasfitting [Ref: 0201]and Drainlaying [Ref: 0077]. The qualification is suitable for delivery by off-job training providers, or a combination of school and off-job training providers.<br /><br />Candidates are required to complete the core standards and most of the electives (choose a minimum of 99 credits from a total pool of 113). Candidates entering the qualification may have already completed some of the standards in the qualification in Gateway or in school programmes. A small amount of flexibility is available to accommodate different provider and workplace requirements, and for candidates to select standards that are specific to the strand that they are interested in (plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying). A maximum of 23 credits (depending on electives) contribute from this qualification towards any one of the Level 4 National Certificates in Plumbing [Ref: 0202], Gasfitting [Ref: 0201] or Drainlaying [Ref: 0077].
About the provider
At E-tec we specialise in equipping people for success in New Zealand’s electrotechnology and telecommunications industries. We deliver high-quality training and assessments to over 1,000 trainees each year through short courses, blended learning programmes and bespoke commercial contracts. A range of formal Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) practical assessments and examination preparation courses can also be completed at E-tec for those looking to get their qualifications recognised in New Zealand. We are an EWRB approved training provider and the only training organisation in the country accredited by the Fibre To The Home (FTTH) Council Asia Pacific, so you can rest assured you’ll be in safe hands. With a proven track record of delivering and assessing EWRB and Chorus Competency programmes, our trainers are experts in their field. In fact, they pride themselves on providing a world-class training experience and frequently go the extra mile to help their learners to succeed. Our state-of-the-art facilities are designed to provide real-world simulations and hands-on practice. Training can be customised to suit the context of a particular workplace or industry and we can often be flexible with timings and location to suit our customers’ needs. E-tec’s recently refurbished campus is conveniently located in East Tamaki, less than 10 minutes from the Southern Motorway and within 15kms of Auckland Airport. It also has plenty of free parking for trainees, making the campus easily accessible. When you study at E-tec we will strive to provide you with the most professional and enjoyable learning experience possible.