18 weeks full time
The Certificate in Introductory Plumbing and Gasfitting, Drainlaying or Roofing is a full-time programme of 18 tutorial weeks.
It is an entry-level programme providing students with the skills and knowledge required for employment or further training in the plumbing and gasfitting, drainlaying or roofing sectors and as an introduction for those interested in obtaining one or more of the Level 4 National Certificates in Plumbing, Gasfitting, Drainlaying or Roofing.
The theoretical and practical skills taught in this qualification reflect the diverse range of skills required to work in the sector.
The course includes distance learning theory and assessment, plus a 5-day block course covering theory and practical elements.
This is an industry based programme for licensed plumbers, and non-plumbers currently employed in sales, contract management roles, or technical positions with solar water heating systems, wishing to gain experience in the field of solar installation, design and management of solar water heating installation.
SIT Invercargill Campus is offering courses in Unit Standard 24305: “Install, test, commission, and maintain solar water heating systems”.
It is a 4 day theory and practical learning and assessment block course aimed at licenced plumbers who wish to become eligible to apply for Registration as an EECA Participating Installer, or to hone their skills to improve the quality of solar hot water installation.