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  • NONAC03036

Evaluating and Planning the Installation of Solar and Heat Pump Water Systems

Non-accredited Short Course
At a glance

At a glance

Enhance your plumbing career with this non-accredited short course and develop the skills and knowledge needed to gain endorsement to install solar and heat pump water systems.

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  • Solar and Heat Pump Hot Water Installer
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Course overview

Course overview

In this course you will develop specialist skills to evaluate installation parameters including, roofing, cladding, and design requirements. You will also learn how to perform cost and benefit analysis, and prepare documents to meet regulatory compliance and applicable rebates. We will also teach you how to plan and layout pipework systems, plan installation, and check components. Our industry experienced teachers will give you the support you need to succeed.

This course meets the regulatory requirements for a licensed plumber to gain an endorsement on their plumbing licence to install solar and heat pump water heating systems. It is also beneficial for specialist plumbers seeking to increase their technical skills.

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • 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 is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed Certificate III in Plumbing (or equivalent) to gain entry to this course, and must hold a current Contractors or Occupational licence.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. 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 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.

Current Version Textbooks Required: AS/NZS 3500.0 Glossary of Terms  AS/NZS 3500.1 Plumbing and Drainage: Water services  AS/NZS 3500.4 Heated water.

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
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland