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Installing and Commissioning Commercial Water Heaters

This short course will enable students to install, commission, identify and rectify faults in commercial and industrial gas appliances and equipment.


As part of Unitec’s continued commitment to offer high quality training current with industry demands, we have recently installed brand new commercial hot water heaters in support of our Gas Fitting apprenticeship delivery. As part of our continued commitment to the industry, we are now opening up this programme as a short course exclusive to certified gas fitters to allow upskilling on how to install, commission, identify and rectify faults in commercial and industrial gas appliances and equipment.

Programme Highlights

Anyone working in the industry will understand the vast efficiencies that these state-of-the-art commercial hot water heaters provide. With 3 different flu types providing 4 stages of sequential heating the long-term cost savings are quickly being realised by industrial operators from hotels to manufacturing facilities.

In this course you will learn about;

•    Component identification
•    Installation
•    Principles of operation
•    Testing
•    Fault finding

Topics include;

•    Installation
•    Ventilation
•    Safety systems
•    Valve trains
•    Regulators
•    Safety systems and devices
•    Hand tolls and testing equipment


$419.75 (Inclusive of 15% GST)


1-day programme, starting on 30th of August 2021


8.30 am to 4.00 pm

Class Venue

Location: Mataaho, Unitec Institute of Technology Carrington Road Mt Albert Auckland.

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How to apply

To apply for this short course please click the below “Apply Now” button and under Professional Development Course select Installing and Commissioning Commercial Water Heaters.

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To be eligible for admission to this Short Course, all applicants must be New Zealand licensed, registered, certified gasfitters.

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Week commencing12 April 2021
$419.75 2447 CIBC S100 18 April 2021 To be advised.
Week commencing30 August 2021
$419.75 6438 CIBC S100 05 September 2021 To be advised.
Week commencing11 October 2021
$419.75 6439 CIBC S100 17 October 2021 To be advised.
Week commencing22 November 2021
$419.75 6440 CIBC S100 28 November 2021 To be advised.