This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge for entry into an apprenticeship (Certificate III) within the plumbing industry. You will be introduced to the basic skills and knowledge that underpin the Certificate III in Plumbing.

You will learn how to locate, interpret and apply relevant information, use numeracy and calculations to carry out your work, produce technical drawings and follow instructions in a designed sequence. You will find out how to select and use the correct plumbing tools, equipment and materials along with the appropriate manual handling procedures. You will learn about the principles of sustainability and methods and strategies to identify employment opportunities in the plumbing industry.

As part of your studies you will discover how to work and communicate effectively with others and maintain safe working conditions along with how to provide basic emergency life support should the need arise.




National Code 22304VIC
Study Areas Plumbing
Study Level Pre-apprenticeship
Study Type Local
Study Mode

Full time: 10 weeks (Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)

Course Type Pre-apprenticeship
Campuses Box Hill, Lilydale

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Free TAFE^ $0.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $435.00
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies

^ This course is on the 2019 Free TAFE list - find out more.

* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

The are 4 courses running for 10 weeks that begin in. 

January, April, July and October.

 

Full time - 10 weeks, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Box Hill, Lilydale

You will need:

  • a basic level of numeracy and literacy (Year 10)
  • an understanding of conversational English.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

On successful completion of this course, you may choose to seek employment as a plumbing apprentice & apply for entry into the Certificate III in Plumbing.

Direct entry

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 2

After completion of this course, you will have the knowledge to undertake an apprenticeship in plumbing and may progress into the Certificate III in Plumbing.

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CPCPCM2039A CARRY OUT INTERACTIVE WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION 10.0

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively through oral, visual and written means of communication in order to facilitate work practices that are safe, meet specifications and provide quality outcomes.

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CPCCCM2001A READ AND INTERPRET PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS 36.0

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.

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CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 20.0

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

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CPCCCM1015A CARRY OUT MEASUREMENTS AND CALCULATIONS 20.0

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.

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HLTAID002 PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT 12.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life-threatening emergencies in line with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines.

This unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide an emergency response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
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CPCCOHS1001A WORK SAFELY IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY 6.0

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CUVACD303A PRODUCE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to produce technical drawings that meet required standards and conventions.
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BSBWRT301 WRITE SIMPLE DOCUMENTS 30.0

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VU21789 APPLY BASIC SHEET METAL PRACTICES 50.0

This unit specifies the competency required to cut, join and bend sheet metal products for a range of simple plumbing jobs in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21790 CUT AND PENETRATE BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES 30.0

This unit specifies the competency required identify the properties of building materials and structures to facilitate cutting and penetration for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21791 FABRICATE SIMPLE PLUMBING PIPE SYSTEMS 30.0

This unit specifies the competency required distinguish, select and fabricate drainage, water and gas tubing and pipes for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21792 IDENTIFY CAREER PATHWAYS IN THE PLUMBING INDUSTRY 30.0

This unit specifies the competency required to distinguish and determine opportunities and pathways of employment in the plumbing industry.
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VU21793 PERFORM BASIC OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING AND CUTTING 20.0

This unit specifies the competency required to use oxy-acetylene equipment to make welds and cuts, and to rectify any defects and distortions as part of a variety of plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21794 PREPARE TO WORK IN THE PLUMBING INDUSTRY 20.0

This unit specifies the competency required to develop a general awareness and knowledge of the plumbing industry and the ability to work as part of a team.
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VU21795 USE AND APPLY BASIC LEVELLING EQUIPMENT FOR PLUMBING 8.0

This unit specifies the competency required to select, set up and use suitable basic levelling equipment; and take, record and mark levels and heights, including with gradients, for a range of simple plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21796 USE BASIC ELECTRIC WELDING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUES 20.0

This unit specifies the competency required to use a range of electric welding tools and techniques as part of a variety of plumbing jobs and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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VU21797 USE BASIC PLUMBING HAND TOOLS 50.0

This unit specifies the competency required to use basic hand tools for a range of simple plumbing tasks.
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VU21798 USE BASIC POWER TOOLS 20.0

This unit specifies the competency required to identify, select, use and store basic power tools associated with simple plumbing tasks.
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VU21799 USE PLUMBING PIPES, FITTINGS AND FIXTURES TO SIMULATE PLUMBING INSTALLATIONS 30.0

This unit specifies the competency required to identify plumbing pipes, plumbing fittings and plumbing fixtures, including fastening, as part of a variety of simulated plumbing jobs (that is, jobs that will not actually have water or gas connected) and in accordance with job, organisational and legal requirements.
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