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Certificate II in Plumbing

(Partial Qualification)
At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in plumbing. This entry-level course will set you up with the foundation skills you need to gain a plumbing apprenticeship. On completion of the partial qualification you will be offered the opportunity to transition to an alternative plumbing program to obtain a full qualification. 

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Roof Plumbing Apprentice
  • Plumbing Apprentice
COURSE OUTCOME

Certificate II in Plumbing (Partial Qualification)

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Course overview

Course overview

Build the basic skills and knowledge you need to start your plumbing career. This entry-level course will put you on the path to gaining an apprenticeship in plumbing.

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 be given the practical skills and knowledge to use hand and power tools, carry out welding, read and interpret plans, and calculate quantities and other measurements. You will learn about working safely and effectively in the workplace and how to adhere to the industry's regulations and standards. This qualification includes a compulsory, supervised work placement where you will be able to apply your skills and knowledge and gain valuable industry contacts.

Successful completion of this course will give you the confidence to seek an apprenticeship in general plumbing or roof plumbing. You may also seek employment as a trade assistant.

Units

You will complete all units listed below to achieve a partial qualification. You will also be required to undertake 80 hours of vocational placement in an approved setting. 

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
ASBAWA201
Practice asbestos awareness in the construction industry
CPCCCM2008
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2012
Work safely at heights
CPCCWHS1001
Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
CPCCWHS2001
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCPCM2039
Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2041
Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
CPCPCM2043
Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2045
Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046
Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047
Carry out levelling
CPCPCM2048
Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2052
Weld mild steel using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2055
Work safely on roofs
HLTAID011
Provide First Aid
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
CPCPCM2049
Cut using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2054
Carry out simple concreting and rendering

    

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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

Payment options

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.

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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
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

It is recommended that you:

  • have completed Year 10 or equivalent;
  • are computer literate; and
  • provide a Statement of Attainment as evidence of completion of the unit HLTAID001 - Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation in order to process a credit transfer if you have already completed.

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 also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing including overalls and long sleeved, heavy duty shirts and pants (for welding). 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 of 4GB), a calculator, and tools/equipment including a 5m tape measure.

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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland