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CPC32620

Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Become a qualified roof plumber with this apprenticeship course from TAFE Queensland. Progress your career in the plumbing industry by becoming a recognised tradesperson.

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TIME 3 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Course overview

Complete this course as part of your apprenticeship to become a trade-qualified roof plumber. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, plumbing is a skill in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies. The industry grew strongly over the past five years and is expected to continue to expand with around 29,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years. 

In this course you will consolidate your skills in installation of roof sheeting, wall cladding, non-metallic roof materials and insulation for a roof. You will learn how to install fascias, gutters, downpipes, valley gutters, ridge capping, flashings and wall cladding. Our industry-qualified, expert teachers will ensure you can carry out these tasks to the high standards demanded in the industry.

Successful completion of this apprenticeship course will allow you to apply to become a qualified roof plumber and continue to progress your career in the construction industry.

What can I do?

  • Roof Plumber

Course outcome:

CPC32620 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Flexibility

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training in with your work arrangements. We deliver roof plumbing training in the workplace, online and in the classroom. With this range of options, we will ensure your training plan suits you and your employer.

Recognition of experience

Your experience in the workplace matters. Have your experience recognised by enrolling in Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for our Certificate III in Roof Plumbing. Through RPL you could reduce the duration of your studies and qualify sooner. Get the recognition you deserve and enquire about RPL today.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 3 elective units from the list below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCCM2008
    Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCCM2008
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCCWHS2001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCCM2012
    Work safely at heights
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCCM2012
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCCWHS2001
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work safely at heights

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCCM3001
    Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCCM3001
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCCWHS2001
    Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCWHS2001
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2040
    Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2040
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret construction and plumbing plans and specifications and obtain dimensions to calculate material quantities and mark out materials.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM3024
  • UNIT NAME
  • Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2041
    Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2041
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to comply with effective workplace performance within the plumbing and services sector.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in the plumbing services sector

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2043
    Carry out WHS requirements
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2043
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements in a plumbing and services work environment.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out WHS requirements

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2047
    Carry out levelling
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2047
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to plan and use levelling equipment.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out levelling

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2048
    Cut and join sheet metal
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2048
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to cut and join sheet metal in the plumbing and services industry.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Cut and join sheet metal

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2055
    Work safely on roofs
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2055
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on roofing structures.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work safely on roofs

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM3021
    Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM3021
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to set out, cut and flash roof and wall penetrations.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM3024
    Prepare simple drawings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM3024
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to produce onsite drawings for plumbing services work.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Prepare simple drawings

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF2022
    Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF2022
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge to select and install insulation, roof battens and wall cladding involving metallic, non-metallic or other approved roof covering materials.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF2023
    Collect and store roof water
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF2023
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to collect and store roof water. It includes installing storage tanks and related piping for the collection and storage of roof water.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043
  • UNIT NAME
  • Collect and store roof water

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3022
    Fabricate and install roof drainage systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3022
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to fabricate and install roof drainage systems and associated rainwater components.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install roof drainage systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3023
    Fabricate and install external flashings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3023
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to fabricate and install external flashings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install external flashings

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3024
    Install roof components
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3024
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to install roof components. It includes flashing penetrations through a roof to maintain weatherproofing.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install roof components

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3025
    Install roof coverings to curved roof structures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3025
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to set out and install a curved roof on a roof structure. It includes drawing fabrication patterns based on sketches of roof coverings, calculating curve dimensions and sheet lengths, and selecting required roofing materials.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install roof coverings to curved roof structures

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3026
    Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3026
    Unit description :
    This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings.

    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043 , CPCPCM2055
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTAID011
    Provide First Aid
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTAID011
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide First Aid

CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Eagle Farm
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Acacia Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Ashmore
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE

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Certificate III in Roof Plumbing (CPC32620)

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Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

COURSE CODE: CPC32620
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources Required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

  • Eye protection - safety glasses or clip-ons where prescription glasses are normally worn (must conform to the Australian Standard 1336 or 1337)
  • Steel capped safety boots (AS2210)
  • Protective clothing - appropriate work wear (no sleeveless shirts or singlets)
  • Ear protection - as directed - ear muffs or ear plugs (recommended)
  • Disposable dust masks/respiratory aids as directed (recommended)
  • pens
  • notepad
  • scientific calculator
  • a copy of the Australian Standards (AS3500 Part 1 - 5)

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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