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NONAC04022

Plumbing Backflow Revalidation

Non-accredited Short Course

Wanting to upgrade your plumbing licence? 

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast Far North Queensland North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
CSQ funded
$50
Full Fee
$250 - $260

Course overview

Maintain your licence by updating your plumbing aptitude specialist skills in the servicing, testing and installation of backflow prevention devices.

This course satisfies the training requirements specified by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for students seeking a backflow prevention endorsement on their plumbing licence.

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) Funding

TAFE Queensland is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding and is a registered provider in the CSQ Short Course and Apprentice Advance Plus programs - this unit is subsidised under one of these programs. It is important to note only eligible participants may receive funding for eligible courses. Learn more about eligibility criteria.

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
09 Nov 2022
1 day
Full time
Wednesday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $250
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ashmore
Anytime
Varies
Part time - Completion of a workbook and a one hour practical test
Mixed mode
  • CSQ funded: $50
  • Full fee: $260
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
04 Oct 2022
1 day
Part time
Online
  • Full fee: $250
Nambour
07 Nov 2022
1 day
Part time
Online
  • CSQ funded: $50
  • Full fee: $250
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Cairns
Anytime
up to 10 weeks
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $250
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
Anytime
up to 10 weeks
Part time
Mixed mode
  • Full fee: $250

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Plumbing Backflow Revalidation (NONAC04022)
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

You must hold a current Queensland Plumbing licence with a Backflow endorsement.

Resources required

Personal protective equipment :

  • protective footwear – steel capped boots (AS 2210)
  • protective eye wear - safety glasses – Econospec S55C (clear - AS/NZ 1336 or 1337)
  • protective clothing – neat and casual clothing (in classroom),100% cotton drill shorts and shirt for practical classes(sleeveless shirts or singlets are not permitted)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials List:

  • pens
  • pencil HB
  • eraser
  • calculator (non-scientific is fine)
  • notebook
  • clean casual clothing for theory.

Current Version Textbook Requirements: 

  • AS 2845.3: 2010 Water Supply - Backflow Prevention Devices - Field Testing and Maintenance
  • AS/NZ 3500.0: Plumbing and Drainage - Part 0 Glossary of terms
  • AS/NZ 3500.1: 2018 Plumbing and Drainage - Water Services
  • NCC Volume 3 2019 (Plumbing Code of Australia)
  • Plumbing and Drainage Act 2018
  • Plumbing and Drainage Regulations 2019
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. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.