Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Operations Stream)

Certificate IV   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 17 Jul 2017
 –   Gymea
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  • Plumbing and Services course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is a pathway to Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (CPC40912 -
    Operations stream. It provides an outcome for specialist plumbing services
    tradespersons and operators seeking to broaden their technical skills.

    The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that
    cover common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as the four specialist
    streams and a range of elective options.

    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

    Occupational titles may include:

    - Plumbing contractor
    - Fire services supervisor
    - Air conditioning technician
    - Specialist hydraulic

    Entry requirements

    This 'Plumbing and services - Operations' stream has an entry requirement of the
    completion of a relevant trade qualification or equivalent

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Mon 17 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    2 Years
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    4 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
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    About offering:


    Attend the following orientation/information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    On Wednesday 21 June 2017 anytime from 9:00am to 5:30pm at Sutherland College, Gymea Campus, Corner of Hotham Road & Kingsway, block C, room 03.

    Please bring a copy of your CIII Plumbing completion record to the orientation/information session.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 4 hours of class over 1 evening per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Each evening, 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:


    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion 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


    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


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CPCCBC4034AApply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting40
    CPCPCM4011ACarry out work-based risk control processes24
    CPCPWT4022ACommission and maintain backflow prevention devices20
    CPCPWT4023ACommission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices20
    CPCPGS4011CDesign and size consumer gas installations60
    CPCPDR4013BDesign and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems30
    CPCPWT4011BDesign and size heated and cold water services and systems80
    CPCPRF4011BDesign and size roof drainage systems60
    CPCPDR4011BDesign and size sanitary drainage systems40
    CPCPSN4011BDesign and size sanitary plumbing systems50
    CPCPDR4012BDesign and size stormwater drainage systems40
    CPCPCM4012AEstimate and cost work40
    CPCCBC4012BRead and interpret plans and specifications30



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