About the course
The programme will allow students to: Gain skills and knowledge that are directly relevant to working or further training in the Plumbing, Gasfitting, Drainlaying or Roofing sectors; Demonstrate knowledge and skills to standards recognised by the industry sector as appropriate; Develop work habits and practice appropriate for further training and employment in the Plumbing, Gasfitting, Drainlaying or Roofing sectors.
C grade or better in any 3 School Certificate subjects, preference is given to English, Maths, Science, Tech Drawing and Engineering Shop work, OR Equivalent achievement in NCEA: A minimum of 12 credits at Level 1 in both numeracy and literacy is required.
About the provider
The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is one of 18 government polytechnics and institutes of technology offering tertiary education throughout New Zealand. SIT programmes are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority up to postgraduate level. SIT has a proud history of vocational education and training. For 40 years we have been providing students with quality education across a range of subject areas and at a variety of levels including postgraduate study. This variety enables you to enter your training at the level that suits you and to progress as you are ready. Many of our programmes link to higher level qualifications at SIT and other institutions in New Zealand and throughout the world. We are constantly developing these relationships to ensure that our graduates have maximum mobility.