Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Code: CPC32413
Study Area:
Plumbing


Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements - where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

All students required to attend on-site learning must be fully vaccinated in line with Bendigo TAFE’s Vaccination Policy

Start date: We offer rolling enrolments. Enrol at any time.

End date: Rolling enrolments

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.



Campus
 
  • Bendigo Charleston Road Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Apprenticeship - 4 - Year/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Plumber
  • Business owner

Prerequisites

Employment in the industry

A signed apprenticeship training agreement between yourself, your employer and a registered training organisation such as Bendigo TAFE.

 


Course overview

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing. Occupational titles may include:

  • Plumber
  • Plumber and Drainer
  • Plumber and Gasfitter
  • Gasfitter
  • Roof plumber.

How to apply
 
  • Online application direct to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • No student selection process required

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
  • Questioning
  • Practical Assessment
  • Knowledge Test
  • Finished product

Learning options
  • Blended delivery - Classroom and online

Key study areas
 

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Plumber
  • Plumber and Drainer
  • Plumber and Gasfitter
  • Gasfitter
  • Roof plumber.

 

The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover common and specialist skills for the plumbing industry in six specialist streams:

  • Stream 1 Water
  • Stream 2 Sanitary
  • Stream 3 Drainage
  • Stream 4 Mechanical services
  • Stream 5 Roofing
  • Stream 6 Gas services.

The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.


Further study opportunities
  • Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma courses

Fees

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

Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
To check your eligibility click here.
Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Apprenticeship
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$5,108.22
Concession - average total course fee*$1,021.64
Full fee - average total course fee*$23,073.57
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$1,587.30
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


This page was last updated on 22/11/2021 2:55 PM