This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge for entry level into an apprenticeship (Certificate III) within the plumbing industry. You will be introduced to the basic skills and knowledge that underpin the Certificate III in Plumbing.
You will learn how to locate, interpret and apply relevant information, use numeracy and calculations to carry out your work, produce technical drawings and follow instructions in a designed sequence. You will find out how to select and use the correct plumbing tools, equipment and materials along with the appropriate manual handling procedures. You will learn about the principles of sustainability and methods and strategies to identify employment opportunities in the plumbing industry.
As part of your studies you will discover how to work and communicate effectively with others and maintain safe working conditions along with how to provide basic emergency life support should the need arise.
After completion of this course you will have the knowledge to undertake an apprenticeship in plumbing and progress into the Certificate III in Plumbing.
You can continue on and complete the Certificate III in Plumbing.
You will need:
Direct entry - rolling enrolments.
Information session attendance required.
This course is subject to Government subsidy for eligible students. Complete the eligibility survey now to see if you will receive government assistance for this course. If you are not eligible for government subsidy, the full fee will apply.
$15.26 per hour. This course will typically cost $7,294.28 (full time).If you are an employer seeking training for groups of employees, contact the Institute for a customised package.
Advanced Standing is approved recognition of prior learning that is displayed as an Exemption (EX) on the student’s academic record. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) takes into account the knowledge and skills you’ve already gained through your previous education and work. This may be through formal or informal training, paid or unpaid work experience, and can earn you credit if relevant to your chosen course.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the construction industry. It covers the identification and clarification of the construction industry work context, scope and employment conditions, responsibility required to be accepted by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement activities and sustainable work practices and techniques.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out measurements and perform simple calculations to determine task and material requirements for a job in a construction work environment.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications relevant to construction operations. It includes the identification of types of plans and drawings and their functions, the recognition of commonly used symbols and abbreviations, the identification of key features and specifications on a site plan, the comprehension of written job specifications and the recognition of document status and amendment detail.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out levelling in a single plane for the purpose of establishing correct and accurate set out of buildings components. It includes the set up, testing and use of levelling devices, and establishing and transferring heights using a range of levelling equipment.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively through oral, visual and written means of communication in order to facilitate work practices that are safe, meet specifications and provide quality outcomes.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and refine a range of techniques to produce technical drawings. It outlines the ways technical drawing can be applied to a range of contexts where visual representation is required. People working in many industries require the skills and knowledge in this unit, and the unit is written to allow for contextualisation to a particular industry context. This work would usually be carried out independently, although guidance would be available if required. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to undertake Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) induction training within the construction industry. It requires the ability to demonstrate personal awareness of OHS legislative requirements, and the basic principles of risk management and prevention of injury and illness in the construction industry. Licensing requirements will apply to this unit of competency depending on the regulatory requirements of each jurisdiction.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use basic hand tools for a range of simple plumbing tasks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify, select, use and store basic power tools associated with simple plumbing tasks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use oxy-acetylene equipment to perform welding and cutting tasks related to simple plumbing jobs.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use a range of electric welding tools and techniques.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify plumbing pipes, plumbing fittings and plumbing fixtures associated with basic plumbing tasks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to cut, join and bend sheet metal products for a range of simple plumbing related tasks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to distinguish, select and fabricate drainage, water and gas tubing and pipes for a range of simple plumbing related tasks.
This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to identify the properties of building materials and structures to facilitate cutting and penetration where required to fulfill job tasks.
This unit of competency describes the outcomes to distinguish and determine opportunities and pathways of employment in the plumbing industry.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan, draft and review a basic document before writing the final version.