Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Certificate III   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Gymea
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  • Roof Plumbing course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is for people wanting to work as a roof plumber. This course has
    core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover some common skills
    for the plumbing industry, as well as roof plumbing specialist units of

    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.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Roof plumber

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Part Time Day
    Course type:
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    2 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    14 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Attend the following compulsory course orientation/information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday 21 June 2017 from 9:00am to 5:30pm at Sutherland College, Gymea Campus, Corner of Hotham Road & Kingsway, block C, room 21. Bring a copy of your training plan or letter of intent from your employer.

    Please contact the section on 9710 5086 / 9710 5089 if you cannot attend this day.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 14 hours of class over 2 days every 3 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: dates will be allocated at the Information Session, 8:30am to 4:00pm

    How to enrol or apply:

    Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (APN) and tell them you're interested in studying at Sydney TAFE.

    The APN will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the APN to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the APN will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.

    Find out more: http:// http://www.training.nsw.gov.au/individuals/apprenticeships_traineeships/getting_started/index.htm

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion (capped at $2,000) of the full course fee to Sydney TAFE and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.


    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance


    Course cost is $1,670.00 for apprentices only. RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Other Information:

    Attendance can be negotiated so that it best suits you and your employer. Common attendance modes include going to class one day per week (part-time), or attending a block of classes e.g. three weeks of full-time study, three or four times a year (block release).


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CPCPCM2039ACarry out interactive workplace communication10
    CPCPCM2047ACarry out levelling6
    CPCPCM2043ACarry out WHS requirements36
    CPCPRF2023ACollect and store roof water6
    CPCPCM2048ACut and join sheet metal8
    CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding24
    CPCPRF3023AFabricate and install external flashings16
    CPCPRF3022AFabricate and install roof drainage components48
    CPCPRF2024AFabricate roof coverings for curved structures8
    CPCPCM3021AFlash penetrations through roofs and walls18
    CPCPCM2045AHandle and store plumbing materials6
    CPCCPB3015AInstall acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems20
    CPCPRF3026AInstall composite roof systems20
    CPCPRF3024AInstall roof components10
    CPCPRF3025AInstall roof coverings to curved roof structures12
    CPCPCM2050AMark out materials20
    CPCPCM2040ARead plans and calculate plumbing quantities8
    CPCPRF3021AReceive roofing materials4
    CPCPRF2022ASelect and install roof sheeting and wall cladding16
    CPCPCM2046AUse plumbing hand and power tools40
    CPCPCM2041AWork effectively in the plumbing and services sector12
    CPCPCM2055AWork safely on roofs32



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