Too many electric hot water cylinders fail testing
Article by Murray Bell, Manager, Standards and Regulations, EECA, posted with permission.
Electric hot water cylinders are usually an emergency purch...
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With a shortage of quality plumbers in the Auckland region, Masterlink are on the hunt for apprentices.
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.
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