Qualification Overview

Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Gas Industry Support (Level 4)
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 4
Credits 70
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 people in a wide variety of gas industry support roles with the skills and knowledge to support and assist the public and other gas industry members with gas related incidents, emergencies and queries and to co-ordinate functions across businesses in the gas industry.

The wider gas industry will benefit from the consistent use of language and approach to co-ordination or management of incidents, emergencies and queries across the different roles and parts of the gas industry.

Graduates will operate unsupervised and know their limitations when dealing with incidents, they will know when to seek advice and will be able to correctly make a judgement about when to escalate a gas incident.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Apply knowledge of gas emergency protocols to be able coordinate a response and collate incident information for an emergency situation in the gas industry.
- Apply knowledge of the properties and hazards of gas and the legislative and health and safety requirements relating to the industry to provide accurate information to external customers.
- Apply knowledge of the different sectors of the gas industry, the assets within them and their relationship to each other to make informed decisions in the gas industry.
- Use industry specific systems, tools and terminology to respond to gas related queries and requests.
Education pathways
Graduates of this qualification may progress to study at higher levels in the areas of business administration, management, contact centre or engineering, depending on their background.
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification can work in a variety of customer or industry support roles within gas retail, network and metering businesses across the reticulated gas 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 3592
Status Current
Created May 2017
Next Review December 2022
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