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Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Operations Stream)

National Course Code: CPC40912


The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Operations Stream) is designed for qualified plumbers and gas fitters looking to expand their specialist skills. Build your own contracting business, become a supervisor and be eligible to apply for your plumbing, drainage and gas fitting licence.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Design and size sanitary and stormwater drainage systems
  • Design domestic treatment plant disposal systems
  • Install gas, roof drainage systems, and hot and cold water systems
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Estimate and quote jobs


Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • A strong work ethic
  • The ability to work independently
  • Ability to liaise with clients
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Supervisory skills


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • Eligibility to apply for your plumbing licence
  • The skills and knowledge to start your own business

Career opportunities:

  • Plumbing, drainage and gas fitter contractor
  • Self-employed business owner of a plumbing business


This course qualifies you to work as a licensed supervisory plumber. There is a higher-level qualification pathway you can choose to undertake:

  • Diploma of Diploma of Hydraulic Service Design


According to the Department of Jobs and Small Businesses, the rise of infrastructure around the state has largely benefited the plumbing occupation, as there is now an identified shortage of plumbers in metropolitan and regional NSW. The Certificate IV in Plumbing Services assists in nurturing qualified and licensed supervisors in an industry that is desperately seeking workers.


This course is currently available at 5 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Part Time Evening

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