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Plumbers, Gasfitters and Drainlayers Board

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Monthly newsletter

by comms@pgdb.co.nz

Keeping practitioners, key stakeholders and Government updated on key information and the impact that the Board's functions have within the community.

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Martin
Sawyers, Chief Executive

CE UPDATE

by Martin Sawyers

Use the tools available to you

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Peter Jackson, Chairperson

New partnership to make a world of difference

by Peter Jackson

With the current construction environment and the local industry spread so thinly and requiring significant increases of plumbers, gasfitters and drainlayers, effectively maintaining a pool of talented and competent tradespeople can be challenging.

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Trade Lab's online, on-demand refresher courses

by www.tradelab.co.nz

By providing a one-stop-shop for anyone sitting their PGDB exams, Trade Lab’s ultimate goal is to help people feel confident and prepared, so they can pass with flying colours.

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Get help with your registration exam

by comms@pgdb.co.nz

Do you struggle with literacy and numeracy, dyslexia, challenged by the use of English, or suffer from severe anxiety? Sign up for the new Literacy Aotearoa exam support programme.

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Know your stuff - get the who can do what card!

by comms@pgdb.co.nz

If you are responsible for the supervision of others, make sure you do it properly. Get the 'who can do what' card.

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Ways to ensure a product complies with the Building Code

by Technical Support

In New Zealand practitioners are responsible for ensuring the products that they install meet NZBC requirements. Practitioners can usually be confident. However ...

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Before you dig : know the 3 basic elements

by Alpine Energy

Recently, a water reticulation worker cut into an underground electrical cable believing it was a water pipe. The neutral screen cable did its job, preventing the worker from receiving a fatal electric shock. However ....

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New limited electrical short courses

by Wintec Professional Programmes

Completing this course means you can register with the Electrical Workers Registration Board (EWRB) as an Associated Tradesperson - so you can get on with the job without calling in an electrician, saving you and your clients time and money.

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2019 CPD - don't miss out - book your spot!

by comms@pgdb.co.nz

The PGDB/MICO CPD roadshow schedules are available now.

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A word from Timaru District Council

by Timaru District Council

Recently TDC have discovered a number of “built” platforms for building foundations and floors. The construction of these appears inconsistent with the proposed building consent and are often undertaken prior to the building consent being issued.

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City Council fees change for Dunedin

by Dunedin City Council

Get updated on the new building services related fees and charges for 2019/2020

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Update

by comms@pgdb.co.nz

Having a stand-off over building work? The R.A.C app has just been updated.

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