Certificate III in Plumbing

CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Description

This qualification provides a trade outcome in plumbing.

The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover common and specialist skills for the plumbing industry in six specialist streams:

  • Stream 1 Water
  • Stream 2 Sanitary
  • Stream 3 Drainage
  • Stream 4 Mechanical services
  • Stream 5 Roofing
  • Stream 6 Gas services.

 


Prerequisites

There are no formal pre-requisites for this program; however appropriate experience in the building and construction industry as well as a basic knowledge of the BCA and other standards is required.

Assessment via interview and portfolio of evidence is available to participants with relevant workplace experience within building and construction environments.

Duration

There is no set duration.  Duration is dependent on applicant knowledge, skills and experience levels.

Assessment

Participants are required to undertake a number of assessment activities, including:

  • Self-assessment
  • Third-party assessment
  • Competency conversation
  • Completion of a portfolio of evidence.

Pathway

  • The pathway is:
    • Certificate IV of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building)
    • Diploma of Building and Construction (Management)
    • Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction Management

Student Information

Refer to the student handbook for details, inclusive of course information, student obligations, and services provided.

Career Opportunities

  • Plumber
  • Plumber and drainer
  • Plumber and gasfitter
  • Gasfitter
  • Roof plumber.

Learning Pathways

After achieving this qualification, candidates may undertake a range of Certificate IV or Diploma level qualifications within the CPC08 Training Package.

Mode of Delivery

Recognition of Prior Learning

Click here to learn more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Units of Competency

Core units

Water stream

 

CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling
CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials
CPCPCM2052A Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2053A Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
CPCPCM2054A Carry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs
CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
CPCPCM3022A Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
CPCPCM3023A Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPFS3031A Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems
CPCPWT3020A Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply
CPCPWT3021A Set out and install water services
CPCPWT3022A Install and adjust water service controls and devices
CPCPWT3023A Install and commission water heating systems
CPCPWT3025A Install water pumpsets
CPCPWT3026A Fit off and commission heated and cold water services
CPCPWT3027A Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply
HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support
Sanitary stream

 

CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPDR2021A Locate and clear blockages
CPCPSN3011B Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system
CPCPSN3022A Install discharge pipes
CPCPSN3023A Fabricate and install sanitary stacks
CPCPSN3024A Install and fit off sanitary fixtures
Drainage stream

 

CPCPDR2021A Locate and clear blockages
CPCPDR2022A Install domestic treatment plants
CPCPDR2024A Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
CPCPDR2025A Drain work site
CPCPDR2026A Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
CPCPDR3021A Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system
CPCPDR3022A Install below ground sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR3023A Install on-site disposal systems
RIICCM210A Install trench support
Mechanical services stream

 

CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPMS2021A Assemble mechanical services components
CPCPMS3031A Fabricate and install steel pressure piping
CPCPMS3033A Install small bore heating systems
 

Roofing stream

 

CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPRF2022A Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
CPCPRF2023A Collect and store roof water
CPCPRF3021A Receive roofing materials
CPCPRF3022A Fabricate and install roof drainage components
CPCPRF3023A Fabricate and install external flashings
CPCPRF3024A Install roof components
CPCPRF3026A Install composite roof systems
Gas services stream

 

CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPGS3046A Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
CPCPGS3047A Install LPG systems in marine craft
CPCPGS3048A Install gas pressure control equipment
CPCPGS3049A Install Type A gas appliance flues
CPCPGS3051A Purge consumer piping
CPCPGS3053A Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3054A Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3056A Install gas piping systems
CPCPGS3057A Size consumer gas piping systems
CPCPGS3059A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
CPCPGS3061A Install and commission Type A gas appliances
Elective units

Water stream

 

AHCIRG306 Troubleshoot irrigation systems
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCPB3015A Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
CPCCRI3001A Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPFS2022A Install portable fire equipment
CPCPFS3034A Install control valve assemblies, actuating devices and local alarms
CPCPFS3037A Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems
CPCPFS3038A Test and maintain fire hydrant and hose reel installations
CPCPFS3045A Fit off sprinkler heads, controls and ancillary equipment
CPCPIG2021A Design domestic urban irrigation systems
CPCPIG3021A Set out, install and commission irrigation systems
CPCPIG3022A Install and commission domestic irrigation pumps
CPCPMS3031A Fabricate and install steel pressure piping
CPCPMS3032A Select and fit insulation and sheathing
CPCPMS3033A Install small bore heating systems
CPCPMS3040A Install and maintain evaporative air cooling systems
CPCPRF2023A Collect and store roof water
CPCPWT3024A Install and maintain domestic water treatment equipment
CPCPWT3028A Install water services
CPCPWT3029A Install water pipe systems
CPCPWT3030A Install home fire sprinkler systems
RIICCM210A Install trench support
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Sanitary stream

 

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCPB3015A Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
CPCCRI3001A Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPDR2022A Install domestic treatment plants
CPCPDR2023A Maintain effluent disinfection systems
CPCPDR2024A Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
CPCPDR2025A Drain work site
CPCPDR2026A Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
CPCPDR3022A Install below ground sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR3023A Install on-site disposal systems
CPCPMS3032A Select and fit insulation and sheathing
CPCPSN3025A Install pre-treatment facilities
CPCPSN3026A Install sewerage pumpsets
RIICCM210A Install trench support
Drainage stream

 

CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPDR2023A Maintain effluent disinfection systems
CPCPSN3025A Install pre-treatment facilities
CPCPWT3029A Install water pipe systems
Mechanical services stream

 

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCPB3015A Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
CPCCRI3001A Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPMS3032A Select and fit insulation and sheathing
CPCPMS3034A Install medical gas pipeline systems
CPCPMS3035A Install and test ducting systems
CPCPMS3036A Install air handling units
CPCPMS3037A Install and test split system air conditioning
CPCPMS3038A Install air conditioning control equipment
CPCPMS3039A Maintain mechanical services equipment
CPCPMS3040A Install and maintain evaporative air cooling systems
CPCPMS3041A Install domestic solid fuel burning appliances
CPCPRF3023A Fabricate and install external flashings
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM10009B Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment
MEM10010B Install pipework and pipework assemblies
MEM18086B Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems
RIICCM210A Install trench support
UEENEEE101A Apply Occupational Health and Safety regulations, codes and practices in the workplace
UEENEEJ102A Prepare and connect refrigerant tubing and fittings
UEENEEJ105A Position, assemble and start up single head split air conditioning and water heating heat pump systems
UEENEEJ172A Recover, pressure test, evacuate, charge and leak test refrigerants – split systems
Roofing stream

 

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCPB3015A Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
CPCCRI3001A Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPRF2024A Fabricate roof coverings for curved structures
CPCPRF3025A Install roof coverings to curved roof structures
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
RIICCM210A Install trench support
Gas services stream

 

CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms
CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
CPCCRI3001A Operate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005A Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2049A Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPGS3050A Install Type B gas appliance flues
CPCPGS3052A Maintain Type A gas appliances
CPCPGS3055A Install gas sub-meters
CPCPGS3060A Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity exceeding 500 litres and less than 8KL
CPCPMS2021A Assemble mechanical services components
CPCPMS3031A Fabricate and install steel pressure piping
CPCPMS3033A Install small bore heating systems
CPCPMS3035A Install and test ducting systems
CPCPMS3036A Install air handling units
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
RIICCM210A Install trench support

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