Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Course Code: 22304VIC
Study Area:

Start date: 19 August 2019

End date: 6 December 2019

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge for entry level into an apprenticeship. Organised work placement is also provided to enhance employment opportunities.



You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government’s FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. It's important to know that you may incur other fees, such as student services fees or materials fees, and you'll need to cover these costs yourself. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or contact us via our online enquiry form.

  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time / Part time / Blended - Classroom (Delivery Method) - 14 - Week/s


This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Apprentice Plumber

  • Individual interview
  • Year 11 level literacy and numeracy skills preferred
  • Language, literacy and numeracy assessment
  • Minimum year 11 or equivalent

Course overview

This course will prepare graduates with the skills and knowledge for entry level into an apprenticeship. Organised work placement is also provided to enhance employment opportunities.

How to apply
Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Practical Assessment
  • Observation
  • Knowledge Test

Learning options

Key study areas
This course covers an introduction to all areas of the plumbing industry, including water, gas, sanitary, drainage, mechanical services (heating and cooling) and roofing. The work experience component gives you the opportunity to observe how each of these tasks is undertaken.

Further study opportunities
  • Certificate III in Plumbing (apprenticeship)
  • A certificate III or IV course


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$1,348.08
Concession - average total course fee*$269.62
Full fee - average total course fee*$3,940.92
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$541.20
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 17/07/2019 2:58 PM

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