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About the course

About the course

Are you interested in working as a plumber? Our plumbing apprenticeship course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to become a registered plumber and work in the housing and industrial sectors of the plumbing trade.

Our practical plumbing course will develop your competence in a range of industry-specific skills that are associated with undergoing a plumbing apprenticeship. You’ll learn from current industry professionals:

  • to safely use a wide range of tools and equipment such as pipe cutters, wrenches, spanners, pliers, pipe benders, plumbers knives, tile tools, saws, tank cutters, blow torches, gauges, solders, immersion heater spanners, radiator keys
  • to read plans and calculate measurements
  • to understand the layout of water supply, waste and venting systems
  • to install, repair and maintain plumbing fixtures and systems
  • about effective workplace communication
  • about team building
  • about customer relations.

There are three requirements that the Victorian Building Authority require in order for you to become a registered plumber in Victoria:

  • successful completion of a Certificate III in Plumbing
  • successful completion of a recognised plumbing apprenticeship
  • successful completion of the VBA plumbing practical test, which is the Journeyman’s exam 

The Journeyman's exam is held 4 times a year during the term breaks at the Box Hill Institute, Elgar Campus.

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