• Course Code
  • 22304VIC
  • Course Type
  • Pre-Apprenticeship; Accredited Course; Free TAFE
  • Study mode
  • On Campus
  • Duration
  • 14 weeks (4 days per week)
  • Starting Date
  • July 2019
  • Location
  • Yallourn
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Course Overview

Prepare yourself for entry into an apprenticeship with a Certificate II in Plumbing. This course will get you ready for a prosperous career in various sectors of the plumbing industry as you tick off introductory units. Through this qualification, you’ll learn how to work safely as part of a team and use basic industry terminology to communicate with other professionals.

Each unit will build on the last as you learn to measure and calculate projects, read plans and specifications, select and use plumbing tools and materials, use basic welding equipment, and much more. Take that first step towards becoming a licensed plumber with this exciting pre-apprenticeship.


4 Days a week over 14 weeks. .Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am - 4.30 pm

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship).

Career Opportunities

Employability skills taught throughout the course. High percentage of Certificate II students attain to a Cert III plumbing apprenticeship.

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

Above the age of 16 years old


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost

VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

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Specialist Course Information

Specialist Course Information



Placement optional - to be arranged by student

Pathway to Industry Licence

This course may assist with obtaining the Australian Apprenticeship CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing. Upon the successful completion of CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing, applicants may undertake further study to become a licensed, registered Plumber.

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Steel capped Safety Boots. Long pants.

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Many TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.

Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit Code

Unit Description


Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations


Use basic power tools


Use basic plumbing hand tools


Use basic electric welding techniques


Use and apply basic levelling equipment for plumbing


Prepare to work in the plumbing industry


Perform basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting


Identify career pathways in the plumbing industry


Fabricate simple plumbing pipe systems


Cut and penetrate building materials and structures


Apply basic sheet metal practices


Provide basic emergency life support


Produce Technical Drawings


Write simple documents


Read and interpret plans and specifications


Carry out interactive workplace communication


Carry Out Measurements And Calculations


Apply OHS Requirements, Policies And Procedures In The Construction Industry


Work safely in the construction industry


Practical experiences, practical demonstrations, practical demonstrations in simulated work conditions, problem solving, theory.

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