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Overview

Are you an international student?

Not available for international students.

Course code:

CPC40912

Next available intakes:

February

Course length:

Part Time: varies

Campus:

Chadstone

Become a licensed plumber and expand your employment opportunities in the field. When you complete the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services, you'll be able to work on a broad range of plumbing jobs.

You'll learn technical skills in areas such as gas fitting, water supply, sanitary fittings, roofing, drainage and mechanical processes.

Featuring Victorian Building Authority Licence competencies, these competencies are drawn from or based on the CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services and will provide you with training in the six licence areas of plumbing.

This is a Free TAFE course 

Students who are eligible for Victorian Government subsidised training may not have to pay course tuition fees when they enrol in a Free TAFE course.

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Course structure

To successfully qualify for a plumbing licence you will need to complete the three core units, followed by the relevant unit(s) for the required plumbing licence.

For example, to achieve a gas licence you will need to complete the three core units plus the gas licence unit.

To also obtain a sanitary licence, you would need to complete the sanitary licence unit.

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

BSBSMB401A

Establish Legal And Risk Management Requirements Of Small Business

CPCPCM4011A

Carry out work-based risk control processes

CPCPCM4012A

Estimate and cost work

CPCPGS4022A

Service type A gas appliances

CPCPDR4011B

Design and size sanitary drainage systems

CPCPDR4012B

Design and size stormwater drainage systems

CPCPDR4013B

Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems

CPCPGS4011C

Design and size consumer gas installations

CPCPMS4011B

Design, size and lay out heating and cooling systems

CPCPRF4011B

Design and size roof drainage systems

CPCPSN4011B

Design and size sanitary plumbing systems

CPCPWT4011B

Design and size heated and cold water services and systems

CPCPWT4022A

Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

Code Name
BSBSMB401AEstablish Legal And Risk Management Requirements Of Small Business
CPCPCM4011ACarry out work-based risk control processes
CPCPCM4012AEstimate and cost work
CPCPGS4022AService type A gas appliances
CPCPDR4011BDesign and size sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR4012BDesign and size stormwater drainage systems
CPCPDR4013BDesign and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems
CPCPGS4011CDesign and size consumer gas installations
CPCPMS4011BDesign, size and lay out heating and cooling systems
CPCPRF4011BDesign and size roof drainage systems
CPCPSN4011BDesign and size sanitary plumbing systems
CPCPWT4011BDesign and size heated and cold water services and systems
CPCPWT4022ACommission and maintain backflow prevention devices

Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

Completion of a relevant trade qualification or equivalent.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion of this course you will be eligible to sit the VBA (Victorian Building Authority) plumbing licensing exams hosted at our Chadstone campus.

A Statement of Attainment will be issued from Holmesglen for the relevant competency or competencies completed. Licence eligibility is carried out by VBA examiners once exam papers have been submitted.

PATHWAYS

On completion of this course, graduates may enrol in a number of industry specific courses and specialise in an area of interest to them.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Setting up and managing a plumbing business


How to apply

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$5,856.00

Government subsidised

$2,176.00

Concession

$435.20

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Plumbing Open Days

Plumbing is an essential trade for modern society and will only become more desired as the population of Melbourne grows. Holmesglen offers a one-stop-shop for all your plumbing training needs. From TAFE pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training through to Certificate IV Plumbing License levels and Post-Apprenticeship courses. Visit us on Open Day at 6.30pm for a formal presentation highlighting the unique elements and benefits of each trade. Following the presentation there will be a tour across each of the trades workshops with teachers available to answer any specific questions.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

All information is correct at the time of printing but subject to change.

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