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CPC32420 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Plumbing is a popular and vital trade. Our apprenticeship training is second to none, producing adept tradespeople with broad skills and in-depth knowledge in all aspects of plumbing.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Employer Based (VET Providers Only), On-campus, RPL/RCC/Credit

DURATION

There are multiple durations. Please refer to Course Structure below.

AVAILABILITY

UNITS/CREDITS

58 units

JOB PROSPECTS

Current:Licensed Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.

This is a nationally recognised accredited course.

Resources will be required upon commencement of training. Find out more.

Course structure - Mackay

Duration:

Approximately 1119 nominal hours, as by The Plumbing and Gas industry suggested  unit list.

PLUMBING A Common
CPCPCM2043Carry out WHS requirements
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCPCM2041Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
CPCPCM2039Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials
CPCPCM2045Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM3024Prepare simple drawings
CPCPCM2055Work safely on roofs
CPCCCM2012Work safely at heights
CPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
PLUMBING B Roofing
CPCPCM2048Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPRF2023Collect and store roof water
CPCPRF3022Fabricate and install roof drainage systems
CPCPRF3023Fabricate and install external flashings
CPCPRF3024Install roof components
CPCPRF3026Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings
CPCPRF2022Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
CPCPCM3021Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
PLUMBING C WATER
CPCPCM3023Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPWT3028Install property service
CPCPWT3021Set out and install water services
CPCPWT3022Install and commission water heating systems and adjust controls and devices
CPCPWT3027Install backflow prevention devices
CPCPWT3026Install and fit off sanitary fixtures, water services and adjust water service controls
CPCPWT3025Install water pumpsets
CPCPWT3024Install and maintain domestic water treatment equipment
CPCPWT3020Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply
Plumbing D Drainage
CPCPCM2047Carry out levelling
CPCPDR2025Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems and drain work site
CPCPSN3026Install sewerage pumpsets
CPCPCM3025Install trench support
CPCPSN3025Install pre-treatment facilities
CPCPDR2026Install prefabricated inspection openings and inspection chambers
CPCPDR3021Plan layout and install below ground sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR2021Locate and clear blockages
CPCPCM2054Carry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPCM3022Weld polymer pipes using fusion method
CPCPDR3023Install on-site domestic wastewater treatment plants and disposal systems
Plumbing E Sanitary / Fire
CPCPSN3022Install discharge pipes
CPCPSN3011Plan the layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system and fabricate and install sanitary stacks
CPCPWT3029Install water pipe systems
CPCPFS3031Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems
CPCPFS3038Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations
Plumbing F GAS
CPCPGS3056Size and install consumer gas piping systems
CPCPGS3059Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
CPCPGS3048Install gas pressure control equipment
CPCPGS3054Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3049Install gas appliance flues
CPCPGS3053Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3061Install and commission Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3046Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
CPCPGS3047Install LPG systems in marine craft
CPCPGS3060Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8 kl
CPCPGS3051Purge consumer piping
CPCPGS3055Install gas sub-meters
CPCPGS3052Maintain Type A gas appliances

Course structure - ROCKHAMPTON

Duration:

Approximately 1119 nominal hours, as by The Plumbing and Gas industry suggested  unit list.

PLUMBING A Common
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCPCM2043Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2041Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
CPCPCM2039Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials
CPCPCM2045Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM3024Prepare simple drawings
CPCCCM2012Work safely at heights
CPCPCM2055Work safely on roofs
CPCCCM2008Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
HLTAID011Provide First Aid
PLUMBING B Roofing
CPCPCM2048Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPRF2023Collect and store roof water
CPCPRF3022Fabricate and install roof drainage systems
CPCPRF3024Install roof components
CPCPRF3023Fabricate and install external flashings
CPCPRF3026Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings
CPCPRF2022Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
CPCPCM3021Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
No information available at this time.
Work-integrated learning does not apply to this course.
This course has no residential schools.

This course is for apprenticeship training only. Students must be employed as apprentice Plumber in a relevant industry.

Current:
Licensed Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter

Professional recognition is not applicable to this course.
Fee for service$19,952.00 (2022)
Fee for service per unit$344.00 (2022)

Please refer to the VET student fees price lists, eligibility criteria applies for subsidised funding. If you are unsure, please call us on 13 27 86.

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