Gas Flues

Credit Value:                        14 Gasfitting Credits

Course Fees:                       $210  + GST

Level:                                     Registration (gas-fitting)through

Student Requirement:

To complete this course the student is required to have a copy of NZS 5261 Gas Installation  


To assist students to be able to identify, design, and install a variety of different gas appliance flue systems and associated components; including a better understanding of limitations of different appliance flue types and trade terminology.


This module ‘Gas Flues’ includes information on different gas appliance types which require varied types of flueing systems.  The different flues used for each appliance installation, relevance of flue components and their functions, and which components vary in the different systems.  Trade science related information including Fuel to Air ratios, dealing with combustion products and requirements of NZS 5261.

 Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this module students will be able to identify appliance flue system types, and understand the operational principles behind each system type.

 Teaching Learning Methods:

  • Completion by the student of a printed workbook (kept by the student for use as reference at later dates)
  • Visual Presentation to be viewed in conjunction with workbook along with tasks requiring the student reference relevant codes to help ensure the student has knowledge to comply.

 Assessment Details:

Online Multiple Choice Assessment of which the result is automatically forwarded to the Plumbers, Gasfitters & Drainlayers Board.


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