Leaching of metals from household taps—new report
A newly released scientific report sheds further light on leaching of metals from household taps in New Zealand. For some time now, Master Plumbers ha...
Updates from Master Plumbers and the wider industry.
A new government subsidy will provide $1,000 per month to the employer for a first-year apprentice, and $500 per month for up to eight months for a second-year apprentice. It applies to both new and existing apprentices.
Whilst we remain in the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 at this stage, the Government has provided more detail of what Alert Level 3 will look like to help bus...
In the fast evolving COVID-19 Level 4 lockdown situation, there is confusion about what constitutes essential plumbing, gasfitting or drainlaying work. If your business is still open, you are probably fielding some difficult calls. We've put together some tips to help.
Gas Training Consultants Ltd has provided gas registration exam refresher tuition on request in Wellington and elsewhere for the past 10 years—and currently appears to be the only provider.
The Government is reviewing the Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Act 2006.
One of the common themes The Skills Organisation hear from industry is that not enough teaching is done during block courses and too much time is spent on assessment.
Master Plumbers is disappointed the Government’s budget has failed to acknowledge the contribution employers who take on apprentices make.
The PGDB recently consulted on whether to retain two classes of registration—Tradesman and Certifying.
The Skills Organisation has released the summary report of Stage One findings from its Plumbing, Gasfitting & Drainlaying (PGD) Benchmarking Evaluation project.
A new WorkSafe guide for plumbers who work for themselves or have other people (including apprentices) working for them. Read it HERE
Master Plumbers wants portable gas heaters banned from all residential properties in New Zealand, because of the serious risks they pose to your health and safety.
A partnership between Skills and Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is bringing a local flavour to Hawke’s Bay trade apprenticeships.
Before deciding plumbing was the career for him, Kelly Adam completed a commerce degree, majoring in accounting.
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