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CPC32413 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Overview

At a glance

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.

Study Mode On-campus
Units/Credits 0 units
Availability Mackay, Ooralea; Rockhampton, City On-campus
DurationSee Availabilities
Intake Dates See Availabilities
Full course cost $16,695.00 (2019)

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.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

  1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date.
  2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed.
  3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Licensed Plumber, Drainer and Gasfitter

Entry Requirements

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

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

Is what I already know taken into account?

Yes. Your history of study, skills and experience does matter. Consideration is given to your prior life and work experiences as well as formal and informal training. This may be applied using the national standard for Mutual Recognition or through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Documentary evidence will be requested.

Structure and assessment

Units

Course Structure - Mackay

Common Stream units

  • Provide basic emergency life support(HLTFA211A)
  • Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment(CPCPCM2053A)
  • Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment(CPCPCM2052A)
  • Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment(CPCPCM2049A)
  • Use plumbing hand and power tools(CPCPCM2046A)
  • Handle and store plumbing materials(CPCPCM2045A)
  • Carry out WHS requirements(CPCPCM2043A)
  • Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector(CPCPCM2041A)
  • Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities(CPCPCM2040A)
  • Carry out interactive workplace communication(CPCPCM2039A)
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry(CPCCOHS2001A)
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding(CPCCCM2008B)

Drainage Stream units

  • Install on-site disposal systems(CPCPDR3023A)
  • Install below ground sanitary drainage systems(CPCPDR3022A)
  • Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system(CPCPDR3021A)
  • Carry out levelling(CPCPCM2047A)
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering(CPCPCM2054A)
  • Locate and clear blockages(CPCPDR2021A)
  • Install domestic treatment plants(CPCPDR2022A)
  • Maintain effluent disinfection systems(CPCPDR2023A)
  • Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems(CPCPDR2024A)
  • Drain work site(CPCPDR2025A)
  • Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures(CPCPDR2026A)
  • Install trench support(RIICCM210A)
  • Install pre-treatment facilities(CPCPSN3025A)

Gas Stream units

  • Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres(CPCPGS3059A)
  • Install gas piping systems(CPCPGS3056A)
  • Install gas sub-meters(CPCPGS3055A)
  • Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances(CPCPGS3054A)
  • Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances(CPCPGS3053A)
  • Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces(CPCPGS3046A)
  • Install LPG systems in marine craft(CPCPGS3047A)
  • Install gas pressure control equipment(CPCPGS3048A)
  • Install Type A gas appliance flues(CPCPGS3049A)
  • Purge consumer piping(CPCPGS3051A)
  • Maintain Type A gas appliances(CPCPGS3052A)
  • Install and commission Type A gas appliances(CPCPGS3061A)
  • Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL (CPCPGS3060A)
  • Size consumer gas piping systems(CPCPGS3057A)

Part Roofing Stream units

  • Cut and join sheet metal(CPCPCM2048A)
  • Mark out materials(CPCPCM2050A)
  • Work safely on roofs(CPCPCM2055A)
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls(CPCPCM3021A)
  • Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding(CPCPRF2022A)
  • Collect and store roof water(CPCPRF2023A)
  • Fabricate and install roof drainage components(CPCPRF3022A)
  • Fabricate and install external flashings(CPCPRF3023A)
  • Install composite roof systems(CPCPRF3026A)

Sanitary Stream units

  • Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system(CPCPSN3011B)
  • Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method(CPCPCM3022A)
  • Install and fit off sanitary fixtures(CPCPSN3024A)
  • Fabricate and install sanitary stacks(CPCPSN3023A)
  • Install discharge pipes(CPCPSN3022A)

Water Stream units

  • Install and maintain domestic water treatment equipment(CPCPWT3024A)
  • Install and commission water heating systems(CPCPWT3023A)
  • Install and adjust water service controls and devices(CPCPWT3022A)
  • Set out and install water services(CPCPWT3021A)
  • Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply(CPCPWT3020A)
  • Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations(CPCPFS3038A)
  • Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems(CPCPFS3031A)
  • Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping(CPCPCM3023A)
  • Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply(CPCPWT3027A)
  • Fit off and commission heated and cold water services(CPCPWT3026A)
  • Install water pumpsets(CPCPWT3025A)
Course Structure - Rockhampton

Common Stream units

  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding(CPCCCM2008B)
  • Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry(CPCCOHS2001A)
  • Carry out interactive workplace communication(CPCPCM2039A)
  • Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities(CPCPCM2040A)
  • Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector(CPCPCM2041A)
  • Carry out WHS requirements(CPCPCM2043A)
  • Handle and store plumbing materials(CPCPCM2045A)
  • Use plumbing hand and power tools(CPCPCM2046A)
  • Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment(CPCPCM2049A)
  • Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment(CPCPCM2052A)
  • Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment(CPCPCM2053A)
  • Provide basic emergency life support(HLTFA211A)

Part Roofing Stream units

  • Collect and store roof water(CPCPRF2023A)
  • Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding(CPCPRF2022A)
  • Fabricate and install roof drainage components(CPCPRF3022A)
  • Fabricate and install external flashings(CPCPRF3023A)
  • Install composite roof systems(CPCPRF3026A)
  • Work safely on roofs(CPCPCM2055A)
  • Mark out materials(CPCPCM2050A)
  • Cut and join sheet metal(CPCPCM2048A)
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls(CPCPCM3021A)

Study Sequence

To view more information about these units, as well as the suggested study plan, please visit the handbook.

Availabilities

Please register your interest through the link below and we will contact you with further details.

Fees and scholarships

Fees

Full course cost: $16695.00 (2019)

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.

The Queensland Government determines the schedule set by CQUniversity. Additional fees may be charged for printed materials, protective clothing and tools etc. A full copy of all regulations associated with VET fees can be accessed from the Queensland Government Legislation website.

All fees must be paid to finalise enrolment or a payment arrangement entered into. You will be liable for all payments, even if you discontinue enrolment, subject to the Refund Policy. Debt recovery action will be taken to recover outstanding fees. Please select from the following:

  • VET Student Loans
    VET Student Loans will commence from 1 January 2017 and is an interest free Australian Government income contingency loan that assists eligible full fee paying students to pay their Tuition Fees.
  • VET Government funded programs
    The cost of these programs is based on a student contribution fee. A concession may be available in some situations. Additional resource/material costs will vary from program to program.
  • VET fee-for-service programs (full fee paying)
    These are competitively priced full-fee paying programs which do not attract concessions.

Price lists

Scholarships

Please refer to the scholarship pages for more information.

How to Apply

How do I secure an apprenticeship or traineeship?

Traineeships and apprenticeships need to be secured with an employer before you can start your study. Your employer will then work with CQUniversity to pull together the training program that is right for you. If you would like to become an apprentice or trainee, visit the Australian Government Australian Apprenticeships website and follow the steps to become an apprentice.

For further information

If you have any questions about the course, please call us on 13 27 86.

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with course developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

Register your interest

Key dates

30 APR
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23 MAY
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