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CPC32413

Certificate III in Plumbing

Become a qualified plumber by completing this entry-level qualification. An essential step to progress your career and gain a plumbing licence.

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TIME up to 4 years / Full Time
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Darling Downs and South West Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Course overview

Progress your career in the plumbing industry with this entry-level qualification. By completing this qualification you can become a qualified and licensed plumber. According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, plumbing is a skill in demand with employers finding it hard to fill vacancies for qualified plumbers. 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. 

Learn how to provide a full range of plumbing services in water, sanitation, drainage, irrigation, roofing, fire and gas services. You will master skills in installing pipe work, testing and maintaining pipes, fixtures, gas regulators, installing pumps, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters and water heating systems. Using industry-standard equipment and with the proven expertise of our teachers you will earn a highly-respected qualification through TAFE Queensland.

Successful completion of this course as part of your apprenticeship will allow you to apply to become a licensed plumber in Queensland.

What can I do?

  • Gasfitter
  • Drainer
  • Plumber

Course outcome:

CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing

Industry connections

TAFE Queensland is respected as a leading expert in the plumbing industry. We remain on top of industry trends and requirements, and regularly host workshops and events where we showcase current best practice and discuss industry-relevant issues. Our industry connections and knowledge mean your TAFE Queensland qualification will be highly regarded by employers.

Flexibility

TAFE Queensland understands the flexibility needed to fit your training in with your work arrangements. We deliver 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.

What you will study.

To enable you to apply to become a licenced Plumber, this qualification requires you to complete all units listed below.  

These units are typically delivered in streams such as Common, Water, Sanitary, Gas, Drainage and Part Roofing.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2039A
    Carry out interactive workplace communication
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2039A
    Unit description :

    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.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out interactive workplace communication

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2040A
    Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2040A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use and interpret plans and specifications associated with construction work, and accurately complete measurements and calculations to establish quantities of materials for the plumbing and services industry. The unit requires the interpretation of plans, drawings and specifications to interpret requirements, and making measurements and calculations to determine quantities of plumbing materials.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2041A
    Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2041A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the plumbing and services sector of the building and construction industry. It requires the ability to accept instructions, work with others, plan activities and perform tasks, as well as participate in workplace planning and meetings. Outcomes include effective participation in a plumbing and services workplace to promote a harmonious and efficient work environment. The unit covers the identification and clarification of the sector work context and setting, acceptance of workplace responsibility by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement and participation in meetings.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2043A
    Carry out WHS requirements
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2043A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in a plumbing and services work environment. The unit requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks, work requirements and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others. It includes the initial response to workplace emergencies; the safe use of electricity; the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos; and compliance with legislated work safety practices.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out WHS requirements

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2045A
    Handle and store plumbing materials
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2045A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely handle and store plumbing materials and to identify and address environmental concerns and associated hazards, including the disposal of waste. It addresses work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements to minimise risk to the health and safety of personnel and to the environment.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Handle and store plumbing materials

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2046A
    Use plumbing hand and power tools
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2046A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Use plumbing hand and power tools

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2047A
    Carry out levelling
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2047A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and use levelling equipment to establish, record and apply those levels to the plumbing and services industry.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out levelling

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2048A
    Cut and join sheet metal
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2048A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to cut and join sheet metal associated with the fabrication, installation and repair functions of the plumbing sector.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Cut and join sheet metal

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2050A
    Mark out materials
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2050A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mark out plumbing materials prior to fabricating piping, steel sections, ducting and sheet materials, roofing and cladding.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Mark out materials

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2052A
    Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2052A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to weld/braze metals associated with the fabrication, installation and repair of plumbing components and systems, using oxy-acetylene equipment.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2053A
    Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2053A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to weld metals associated with the fabrication and installation of plumbing components, using manual metal arc welding equipment.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2054A
    Carry out simple concreting and rendering
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2054A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform minor repairs and undertake minor concreting and rendering tasks.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM2055A
    Work safely on roofs
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM2055A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work safely on roofs

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM3021A
    Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM3021A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to set out, cut and flash a roof and wall penetration.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM3022A
    Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM3022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fusion weld polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) (approved as per Australian standards) polymer pipes, and test joints in polymer pipe up to DN100 for water, sanitary and stormwater application only.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPCM3023A
    Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPCM3023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine installation requirements and to fabricate, install and test non-ferrous pressure pipe.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR2021A
    Locate and clear blockages
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR2021A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to locate and clear blockages to sanitary plumbing and drainage with the use of mechanically operated drain clearing machines and attachments, closed circuit television (CCTV) and manually operated drain cleaning tools and equipment where required.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Locate and clear blockages

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR2022A
    Install domestic treatment plants
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR2022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install approved prefabricated domestic treatment plants.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install domestic treatment plants

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR2024A
    Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR2024A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems to an approved point of discharge.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR2025A
    Drain work site
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR2025A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to remove water from a work site, either temporarily or permanently, through stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems. It includes the installation of submersible and non-submersible type pumps, suitable for pumping unscreened roof water, sub-soil water and surface water.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Drain work site

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR2026A
    Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR2026A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR3021A
    Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR3021A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan the layout of sanitary drainage systems for residential buildings.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR3022A
    Install below ground sanitary drainage systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR3022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install below ground sanitary drainage systems for sewage and waste discharge from sanitary fixtures to the authorities' approved point of connection.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install below ground sanitary drainage systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPDR3023A
    Install on-site disposal systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPDR3023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install an on-site effluent disposal system from a domestic treatment plant.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install on-site disposal systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPFS3031A
    Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPFS3031A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3046A
    Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3046A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine the requirements for installing and commissioning liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems with an operating pressure not exceeding 2.75kPa in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3047A
    Install LPG systems in marine craft
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3047A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine the requirements for, and install and commission, gas detection systems and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) systems with an operating pressure not exceeding 2.75kPa in marine craft.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install LPG systems in marine craft

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3048A
    Install gas pressure control equipment
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3048A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and commission gas control and regulating equipment for consumer gas piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa. This unit requires the determination of the requirements for gas control and regulating equipment (for pressures up to 200kPa), and its installation, testing and commissioning according to standards. The design requirements of this unit are limited to the application of the design to layout and installation.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install gas pressure control equipment

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3049A
    Install Type A gas appliance flues
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3049A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and test flues for Type A gas appliances.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install Type A gas appliance flues

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3051A
    Purge consumer piping
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3051A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to purge consumer gas piping systems.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Purge consumer piping

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3053A
    Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3053A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to disconnect and reconnect services from Type A gas appliances operating on natural gas (NG), or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa. The work is confined to disconnecting and reconnecting a like appliance.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3054A
    Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3054A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances operating on natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) not exceeding 200kPa.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3056A
    Install gas piping systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3056A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, install and test gas consumer piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) up to 200kPa.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install gas piping systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3057A
    Size consumer gas piping systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3057A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to size consumer gas piping carrying natural gas (NG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or tempered liquefied petroleum gas (TLPG) not exceeding 200kPa.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Size consumer gas piping systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3059A
    Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3059A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select, locate, install and test liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage facilities with a storage capacity of up to 500 litres; install either single or multiple cylinders; and test associated piping systems. The storage is connected to consumer piping systems with operating pressures not exceeding 200kPa.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPGS3061A
    Install and commission Type A gas appliances
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPGS3061A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and commission Type A gas appliances approved for use with natural gas (NG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) up to 200kPa. Type A gas appliances are badged appliances of less than 500 megajoules (MJ) for which an approval scheme exists. They include but are not limited to space heaters, ducted heating systems, heated water storage, instant heated water heaters, decorative heaters, and gas stoves and hot plates.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and commission Type A gas appliances

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF2022A
    Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF2022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and install roof sheeting, steel battens and wall cladding for roofs. It includes the selection and installation of non-metallic roof materials associated with metal roofing (excluding roof tiles and slate) and of insulation materials.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF2023A
    Collect and store roof water
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF2023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine storage requirements and to plan, prepare and install storage tanks and related piping for the collection and storage of roof water. The unit requires the installation of water storage tanks of at least 1000 litres capacity.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Collect and store roof water

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3022A
    Fabricate and install roof drainage components
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install roof drainage components and rainwater goods for commercial and residential roof systems.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install roof drainage components

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3023A
    Fabricate and install external flashings
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install external flashings for roof and ceiling installations.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install external flashings

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPRF3026A
    Install composite roof systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPRF3026A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install roof sheets for composite roof systems.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install composite roof systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPSN3011B
    Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPSN3011B
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan the layout, size and install a sanitary plumbing system for residential buildings.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPSN3022A
    Install discharge pipes
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPSN3022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install pipework from soil and wastewater fixtures to a stack or drain.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install discharge pipes

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPSN3023A
    Fabricate and install sanitary stacks
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPSN3023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install sanitary stacks for soil and waste discharges.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fabricate and install sanitary stacks

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPSN3024A
    Install and fit off sanitary fixtures
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPSN3024A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and fit off sanitary fixtures. It applies to the installation of sanitary plumbing, including the connection of discharge pipes to sanitary plumbing and drainage, including soil and waste fixtures.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and fit off sanitary fixtures

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3020A
    Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3020A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3021A
    Set out and install water services
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3021A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install heated, cold and tempered water services from the water supply to the fixture or points of discharge and storage.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Set out and install water services

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3022A
    Install and adjust water service controls and devices
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3022A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install water service controls and mixing devices used to manually control water mix and flow. It includes the basic adjustment and maintenance of correct flow operation for flushing devices, control valves, temperature control devices pumps and appliances, and excludes the commissioning and adjustment of backflow prevention devices and thermostatic mixing valves.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and adjust water service controls and devices

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3023A
    Install and commission water heating systems
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3023A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and commission water heaters for domestic and commercial applications.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install and commission water heating systems

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3025A
    Install water pumpsets
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3025A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install and test water pumps.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Install water pumpsets

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3026A
    Fit off and commission heated and cold water services
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3026A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fit off and commission heated and cold water services to appropriate fixtures. It includes the provision for non-drinkable water applications.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Fit off and commission heated and cold water services

  • UNIT CODE
  • CPCPWT3027A
    Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCPWT3027A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to connect irrigation and watering systems from a drinking water supply. It does not include the commissioning of backflow prevention devices or arrangements.


    Pre-requisite unit :
    CPCPCM2043A
  • UNIT NAME
  • Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply

  • UNIT CODE
  • HLTFA211A
    Provide basic emergency life support
    UNIT CODE :
    HLTFA211A
    Unit description :

    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Provide basic emergency life support

  • UNIT CODE
  • RIICCM210A
    Install trench support
    UNIT CODE :
    RIICCM210A
    Unit description :

    This unit covers the installation of trench support in the civil construction industry. It includes planning and preparing, installing trench shoring, removing trench shoring, and cleaning up.

  • UNIT NAME
  • Install trench support

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Alexandra Hills
Apprenticeship
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Acacia Ridge
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
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BLOCK TRAINING
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MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
Eagle Farm
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
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MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Nambour
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
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CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Toowoomba
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
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MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
CAMPUS APPRENTICESHIP/TRAINEESHIP DELIVERY MODE
Cairns
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WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
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MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
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Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
Apprenticeship
WORKPLACE
DROP IN DAYS
BLOCK TRAINING
DAY RELEASE
MOBILE VAN
MIXED MODE
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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. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, long leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing including overalls and long sleeved, heavy duty shirts and pants (for welding). You are also required to have access to an arc welding helment, oxy welding goggles, and gauntlet leather gloves. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to have access to and bring personal stationery, a USB (minimum 8GB), a scientific calculator, and tools/equipment including an 8m tape measure.

Need to know

Replacement qualification
This qualification has been replaced by CPC32420 - Certificate III in Plumbing, as of 26 November 2020. A transition period applies to enable current students to complete their study. The transition period finishes on 27 November 2022.

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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