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SSCPC0021

Domestic Waste Water and Environmental Plumbing Design

Accredited Skill Set

Upgrade your technical skills and be eligible to apply for your Queensland Building Services Design License Endorsement for hydraulic designers.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
LAST CHANCE TO APPLY Start date: 19 Feb 2024 Duration: 1 week View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$1,850

Course overview

You will learn to perform soil classifications and assessment and how to design a land application, associated with the onsite sewerage facilities. This skill set covers the skills and knowledge required to design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems for a residential design that comprises a dwelling up to 20ep (Class 1a).

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment

What you will study

The successful achievement of this skill set requires you to complete all units listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • 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
  • CPCCBC4012
    Read and interpret plans and specifications
    UNIT CODE :
    CPCCBC4012
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency specifies the skills and knowledge required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to residential and commercial projects.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
On Campus
19 Feb 2024
1 week
Part time
  • Full fee: $1,850
demo

Acacia Ridge

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

19 Feb 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 week

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,850
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Acacia Ridge
On Campus
22 Jul 2024
1 week
Part time
  • Full fee: $1,850
demo

Acacia Ridge

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

22 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 week

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,850
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

Acacia Ridge
On Campus
02 Dec 2024
1 week
Part time
  • Full fee: $1,850
demo

Acacia Ridge

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

02 Dec 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 week

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Part time

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,850
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

On-Campus

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Domestic Waste Water and Environmental Plumbing Design (SSCPC0021)

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Domestic Waste Water and Environmental Plumbing Design

COURSE CODE: SSCPC0021
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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Entry requirements

Selection criteria

You must:

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • protective eyewear - clear safety glasses (Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337)
  • protective footwear - safety capped, oil resistant boots (Australian Standard AS 2210)
  • protective clothing - neat casual clothing (in classrooms), 100% cotton drill shorts and shirts for any practical classes

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

Current Version Textbooks Required:

  • AS/NZS 1547: 2012 On-site domestic wastewater management
  • QLD Plumbing and Wastewater Cod 2011

The following textbooks can be accessed online

  • Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002
  • Standard Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2003

Important information

Licencing for the Design of Waste Water Treatment Facilities

A Queensland Building Services Design Licence is required for the designing of Onsite Sewerage Facilities. The Licence requires completion of  the following units:

The competencies are available for any person to complete but licencing by the QBCC is only available to the following types of classifications: 

  • Hydraulic Services Designers
  • Soil Classifiers
  • Plumbers and Drainers

Please Note: under the terms of the QBCC Licencing requirements Plumbers and Drainers may only design for their own clients that they are doing the installation for on a design and construct basis.

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
  • 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.