National Certificate in Gas Industry (Gas Distribution)



Training Fee

Gas Level 2

Gas Duration

Gas Cost


8 to 12 Months

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This programme is for learners employed in the distribution, pressure control and measurement sectors of the gas industry. It recognises the skills and knowledge required by the New Zealand gas industry for certification as a trade operative assistant.


This qualification involves on and off-job training, requiring graduates to complete four key courses in the following:

  • Fire safety
  • First aid
  • Gas distribution induction
  • General networks

other programmes

MITO also offers the following National Certificates, allowing learners to specialise by choosing qualifications specifically related to their role:

  • National Certificate in Gas Network Operations (Leakage Control) (Level 3). This programme is eligible for for two years' free industry training. Click here for details.
  • National Certificate in Gas Network Construction (Service Laying) (Level 3)
  • National Certificate in Gas Network Operations (Gas Pressure Control) (Level 4)
  • National Certificate in Gas Network Construction (Mains Laying) (Level 4)

MITO has been working with the groups of industry experts below to develop a suite of qualifications that will meet the future workforce development needs of the gas industry. For information, contact MITO.

Certificates of competence

The members of the Gas Association of New Zealand (GANZ) have created a minimum set of competency requirements for working in the reticulated gas industry (natural gas and/or LPG) and in the distribution and Gas Measurement System (GMS) sectors. Certificates of Competence (CoC) are issued by MITO on behalf of GANZ.

To apply for a new or renewal CoC, download the application form below.

Gas CoC Application Form PDF - 476 KB

Gas CoC Criteria and Framework PDF - 123 KB

The cost of issuing a Gas CoC card is $30.60 (GST inclusive). There is an industry requirement for refresher training to be completed prior to renewal.

If you would like information on the competency requirements or have any questions about CoC applications, contact MITO.