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Water Industry Certificate of Recognition

The New Zealand Milking and Pumping Trade Association Inc (NZMPTA) has developed an internal industry certification to acknowledge those technicians currently working within the water-based pumping systems industry (the industry) that have many years experience but no formal trade training or qualification. The Certification recognises the skills that have been acquired throughout a technician’s career and will add credibility and confidence to our skilled workforce and populate the industry with recognised, competent tradespeople.

People who have worked as technicians or tradespeople in the water-based pumping systems industry for more than eight years.

Applicants must:

  1. Be currently employed in the industry for a minimum of the past 2 years.
  2. Have a minimum of 8 years (full-time) relevant experience in the industry.
  3. Have completed a Pump Selection training course e.g. NZMPTA, Davey or Grundfos online (or equivalent).
  4. Present details of work history, roles / tasks undertaken and contact details of Employer.
  5. Provide a minimum of two work related referees.
  6. Satisfactorily complete a Skills / Knowledge Assessment around pumping systems, legislation and other associated topics.

This Certification Pathway purpose is to recognise

the experience and skills gained by those who have worked in the water-based pumping systems industry for more than eight years and to populate the industry with recognised, competent tradespeople.

The tenure of this pathway is intended to be available for Applicants for a period of three years only, until 31st March 2027.

Those technicians with less than five years’ experience in the industry should utilise other training pathways to become recognised in this field such as the Pumping strand of the Dairy Systems (Engineering) Apprenticeship or the NZMPTA On-farm Water Diagnostics Specialist Pathway.

$250+GST for NZMPTA Members

$800+GST for non members

NZMPTA will Invoice for payment upon receipt of application.

New Zealand Residents Only.

Applications can be made online via Training Centric

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On behalf of the NZMPTA – Training Centric hosts the application on their Moodle Platform for added security of personal information. We take your privacy and our privacy seriously.  Please click the more information button below if you’d like further information about our systems for this certification process.

Applications can be completed manually – please ensure you can create an application doc with all support evidence (zipped to email) or post to NZMPTA.

Or Post TO;

Assessment Team

NZMPTA, PO Box 10514, Te Rapa, Hamilton 3241

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