Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

On Campus

Code: CPC40920

Mode of Delivery: On Campus

Intakes

Course Duration: 2 years

Commencing in: 2024

2024 Intake

Intake Date Campus Attendance Days
28/05/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
30/05/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
25/06/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
27/06/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
30/07/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
01/08/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
27/08/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
27/08/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
29/08/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
29/08/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
16/09/2024 Morwell Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
23/09/2024 Morwell Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm, Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm
01/10/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
03/10/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
05/11/2024 Morwell Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
07/11/2024 Morwell Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
11/11/2024 Morwell Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
18/11/2024 Morwell Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm

About this course

Are you a registered plumber?
Are you considering applying for a plumbing licence with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)?
Are you already a licenced plumber with the VBA and you are seeking to complete a specialised or restricted class?
If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then search no further.
Our Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services course is the qualification you need to become a specialist in your industry. Develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for a range of specialisations and/or industry licences and set your sights on a specific area of plumbing that will lead to several career pathways and certifications.

Career Opportunities

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll be eligible to register with the Victorian Building Authority and potentially become a plumbing contractor.

Opportunities for Further Study

Skills or Knowledge gained

You'll develop the skills and knowledge required for a range of specialist plumbing services and/or industry licences. You'll also be eligible to register with the Victorian Building Authority.

Entry Requirements

Are there specified requirements for entry into the course/qualification?: Yes

Mandatory entry requirements:

For the operations stream, a candidate must hold a Certificate III in Plumbing or be authorised
to undertake plumbing work by an Australian regulator/licensing body.
Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model
Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site.
Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets
this requirement.
For students intending to undertake CPCPWT4023 Commission and Maintain Hot and Cold temperature controlled devices
This unit has Pre Requisite units that include:
CPCPCM2043 Carry Out WHS Requirements
CPCPWT3022 Install and Commission water heating systems and adjust control devices
CPCPWT4022 Commission and Maintain backflow prevention devices
Pre Requisite units:
CPCPCM2043 Carry Out WHS Requirements
CPCPWT3027 Install Backflow prevention Devices

Recommended entry Requirements:

Certificate III in Plumbing.
VBA gazette and prescribe units which enable a Plumber to obtain licensing in line with the Certificate IV in Plumbing Qualification.

Minimum Industry Requirement

Not applicable.

Licensing/Regulatory Requirements

Will this course/qualification or a constituent unit provide a pathway to an industry licence or regulated outcome: No

Qualifications and Recognition - 2024

Upon successful completion of this course you will be eligible to receive the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Operations).

Work Placement - 2024

Does this course require placement?: No

Placement to be arranged by: Student

Further Information - 2024

Fees

Fees and charges Government subsidised concession Government subsidised Full-fee paying student
Maximum full course tuition fee* (GST exempt) $952.54 $4,762.70 $15,725.70
Materials fee* (GST exempt) $495.00 $495.00 $495.00
Total $1,447.54 $5,257.70 $16,220.70
VET Student Loans

Not Applicable for this course

Sample course units

BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications
CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM3023 Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPCM4011 Carry out work-based risk control processes
CPCPCM4012 Estimate and cost work
CPCPCM4015 Access and interpret regulatory requirements for the plumbing and services industry
CPCPDR3023 Install on-site domestic wastewater treatment plants and disposal systems
CPCPDR4011 Design and size sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR4012 Design and size stormwater drainage systems
CPCPDR4013 Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems
CPCPGS4011 Design and size consumer gas installations
CPCPRF4011 Design and size roof drainage systems
CPCPSN4011 Design and size sanitary plumbing systems
CPCPWT3022 Install and commission water heating systems and adjust controls and devices
CPCPWT3027 Install backflow prevention devices
CPCPWT4011 Design and size heated and cold-water services and systems
CPCPWT4022 Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices
CPCPWT4023 Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices
Assessment

The assessment for each course varies. It may include knowledge questions, practical skills tasks, projects, research work, on the job assessment, etc. Your assessor or educator will provide specific information on the requirements for your course.

You can expect that:

  • assessment methods are clear
  • assessment tasks are relevant and meet the requirements of your course
  • assessor or educator demonstrate fairness and lack of bias when assessing your work
  • educators will provide open and honest feedback about assessment tasks.