Certificate in Certifying Plumbing and Gasfitting Registration (Level 5)
If you’re a licensed plumber or gasfitter, this qualification will help you get started in the business.
Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.
Study type Open
Cost$446 NZ Domestic
Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.
This programme will prepare you for the New Zealand Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board (NZPGDB) certifying exams. These exams are held in June and November each year.
When you pass the exam you can register as a certifying plumber and/or gasfitter.
The certifying licence is the highest class of licence for plumbers and gasfitters. It allows you to take responsibility for your own work and the work of others, without the need to be supervised on the job.
Assessments and exams
Each course includes assessments. The results from these assessments will not count towards your examination result, but they will give you good practice at answering exam questions.
Once you have completed 9196 (495C), you will be awarded 16 credits towards the annual gasfitting relicensing requirements.
Exams are held in June and November each year. It is your responsibility to enrol for the examinations. You can get enrolment forms from the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlaying Board (PGDB).