Build the technical skills and knowledge you need to work as a hydraulics designer and challenge yourself as you help to design effective water management in domestic, commercial and industry contexts.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Implement work-based risk control processes
Estimate and cost work for different projects
Design and size sanitary and stormwater drainage systems, gas systems, hot and cold water systems and roofing systems
Resolve business disputes
Apply sustainable water management principles
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
The skills to design and size sanitary and stormwater drainage systems, gas systems, hot and cold water systems and roofing systems
The ability to estimate and quote jobs
Strong pathways to continue your studies and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
An interest in computer-based technology
Access to a computer that is compatible with 2D architectural design software
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Plumbers (General) install and repair water, drainage, gas and sewerage pipes and systems.
Other jobs include: Hydraulic designer
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic services design) does not have any pre-requisite courses.
The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic services design) does not have any post-graduate courses.
The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic services design) does not have any related courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic services design) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 15 Units of competency, including 10 core and 5 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.