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- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Plumbers are in-demand in NSW. Now is the time to get trade qualified with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Plumbing. You will graduate with a strong foundation in plumbing services and be ready to register as a journeyman plumber. Plus, the skills you gain are transferrable across all areas of building and construction.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Learn plumbing services in water, sanitation, drainage, irrigation, roofing, fire and gas including:
- Bending and joining pipes
- Welding, laying, installing and joining underground pipes
- Testing and maintaining pipes
- Marking out and installing roof rainwater components
- Reading and interpreting plans
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the qualities to get ahead in this field, including:
- Communication excellence
- Problem solving
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Reliability and time management
- Flexibility to perform a variety of tasks and in varied work conditions
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will equip you with:
- A nationally recognised Certificate III qualification
- Become a qualified plumbing tradesperson
- The opportunity to register as a journeyman plumber with NSW Fair Trading
Career outcomes and job roles include:
- Plumber and drainer
- Plumber and gasfitter
- Roof plumber
GROW YOUR CAREER
If owning your own plumbing business is your goal, you can become a licensed master plumber when you complete the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services.
Go on to further specialist study and develop your management and design skills for plumbing services, by studying the Diploma of Hydraulic (Plumbing) Service Design.
Given the increase in infrastructure around the state, there is an identified shortage of plumbers in metropolitan and regional NSW.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a face to face course offered by day release or block sessions. If you are to attend by day release you will need to attend approximately 7 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2.5 years.
If you are to attend by block delivery, each block session you will need to attend approximately 23 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 2.5 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 27 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including review of learning, assessment preparation and workplace mentoring while engaged as an apprentice.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Are a registered apprentice.
- On completion of this qualification, and serving the terms of an apprenticeship, the holder can make an application to the licensing authority (Fair Trading NSW) for registration as a tradesperson. This is the minimum requirement to work in the Industry as a ?Plumber". This classification is not licensed to contract for work and is only permitted to work under the direction of an entity or individual who is licensed.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
This course will be offered by block delivery and day release. Each block session will run Monday to Wednesday, every 3 weeks from 8.00am to 4.30pm. Day release attendance is 1 day per week, day to be confirmed by teaching section.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
Students are required to provide and bring to each session appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include:
safety glasses, gloves, safety footwear, suitable clothing such as cotton drill work wear and other equipment (e.g. ear protection or respiratory masks) in line with industry requirements for their workplace or worksite.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Before you can start an apprenticeship, you first need to find an employer in the industry you're interested in that will support you through your studies. You and your employer should contact an Apprenticeship Network Provider (ANP) and tell them you're interested in studying at TAFE NSW.
The ANP will help you and your employer to complete a Training Contract. Once you have a Training Contract, we will help you, your employer and the ANP to complete a Training Plan Proposal. Once you have both these documents, the ANP will lodge them with State Training Services, who will provide further advice about next steps.
Find out more: https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/apprenticeships_traineeships/index.html
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
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Plumber, plumber and drainer, plumber and gasfitter, gasfitter, roof plumber.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
Macleay & Coleman Streets, Wagga Wagga
Phone 131 601
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