Course Start Date
12 Oct 2020
5.9 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
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 YOUR TALENT
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
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
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
- Plumbing, drainage and gas fitter contractor
- Self-employed business owner of a plumbing business
GROW YOUR CAREER
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.
Students will be contacted once applictions are teacher assessed.
This is a part time evening, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 5.9 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 2 years.
You may also be required to complete approximately 4.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, assignment research and preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- want to gain their Plumbing license.
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
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
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 will need to purchase codes and texts relevant to their studies along with classroom consumables.
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 RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Student Association - $20.00
Applying with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|BSBSMB401||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business|
|CPCPCM4011A||Carry out work-based risk control processes|
|CPCPCM4012A||Estimate and cost work|
|BSBOHS403B||Identify hazards and assess OHS risks|
|CPCPDR4013B||Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems|
|CPCPWT4011B||Design and size heated and cold water services and systems|
|CPCPDR4011B||Design and size sanitary drainage systems|
|CPCPSN4011B||Design and size sanitary plumbing systems|
|CPCPDR4012B||Design and size stormwater drainage systems|
|CPCCBC4012B||Read and interpret plans and specifications|
|CPCPGS4011C||Design and size consumer gas installations|
|CPCPRF4011B||Design and size roof drainage systems|
|CPCPWT4022A||Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices|
|CPCPWT4023A||Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices|
|CPCCBC4034A||Apply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting|
Occupational titles may include:
- Plumbing contractor
- Fire services supervisor
- Air conditioning technician
- Specialist hydraulic designer
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.Apply Now
213 Pacific Highway, St Leonards
Phone 131 601
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