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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Reticulated Gas Pipelines (Level 3)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 130
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Other Engineering and Related Technologies » Engineering and Related Technologies not elsewhere classified
Strategic Purpose Statement
The purpose of this qualification is to provide the reticulated gas pipeline industry with entry level employees who have the skills and knowledge required to be an assistant technician.
Graduates will be able to work safely in entry-level positions in the reticulated gas pipeline industry with limited supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of health and safety, basic first aid, environmental impact awareness and risk assessment requirements to ensure the safety of people and property while performing work in the gas industry.
- Excavate and reinstate trenches on a gas worksite.
- Interpret and produce asset information on a gas worksite.
- Apply common corrosion control and protection activities to protect/maintain assets.
- Assist in jointing techniques and the construction, maintenance and repair of pipeline and piping facility installation.
- Communicate professionally with external people in the gas industry.
Education pathways
This qualification can lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Reticulated Gas Pipelines (Level 4) with strands in Metering and Pressure Control, Polyethylene Pipelines, and Steel Pipelines and an optional strand in Gas Incident Response [Ref: 3593].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification may be employed in a variety of entry and assistant level roles within the reticulated gas pipelines industry.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements
None
Education Organisation Te Pukenga WBL Ltd. T/A MITO
Developed By Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3591
Status Current
Created May 2017
Next Review December 2022
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