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 CPC32413 - Certificate III in Plumbing

Course Overview

APTC delivers quality Plumbing training to suit industry needs. The CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing is designed to offer students the opportunity to further their skills and experience within the construction industry.

Graduates of this qualification will be able to use their skills to read plans and calculate plumbing quantities, lay out, test and maintain pipes, fixtures, metal roofing, fittings, hot water units and appliances, install pumps, domestic treatment plants, water tanks, water heaters, solar water heating systems, collect and store roof water and more.

Possible job titles include:

  • Plumber
  • Plumber and drainer
  • Plumber and gasfitter
  • Roof plumber
Graduates of this course will receive an internationally recognised Australian Qualification issued through TAFE Queensland (RTO 0275).

 

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Course Delivery

Location: Samoa

Duration: Course duration is 22 weeks full time including a 1 week mid semester break. Students will attend classes for a minimum of 5 days per week. Additional out-of-hours study time will be required.

Delivery Mode: Face to face. Training will be delivered in English and incorporates language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) support. 

Course Fees: The course fee is WST3,000. The fee includes personal protective equipment, stationery and uniform. The Australian Government subsidises the cost of the course including materials and consumables. Course fees are subject to change without prior notification. View current fees.



Entry Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of a Pacific Island Forum country
  • Have significant prior industry experience (more than one year) in the area in which they wish to train or have a local qualification and limited relevant industry experience (up to one year) in the area in which they wish to train
  • Complete the Literacy and Numeracy Assessment and Vocational Knowledge Assessment

Applicants may apply for recognition of prior learning.

* Courses offered, course dates and fees may vary depending upon student and industry demand.



Course Contents

The CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing will cover the following units of competency:



Unit Code

Unit Title

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

CPCPCM2048A

Cut and join sheet metal

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

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

CPCPFS3031A

Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems

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

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

CPCPRF2022A

Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

CPCPRF2023A

Collect and store roof water

CPCPRF2024A

Fabricate roof coverings for curved structures

CPCPRF3021A

Receive roofing materials

CPCPRF3022A

Fabricate and install roof drainage components

CPCPRF3023A

Fabricate and install external flashings

CPCPRF3024A

Install roof components

CPCPRF3025A

Install roof coverings to curved roof structures

CPCPRF3026A

Install composite roof systems

HLTFA211A

Provide basic emergency life support

RIICCM210A

Install trench support

CPCPCM2049A

Cut using oxy‐LPG‐acetylene equipment

CPCPWT3028A

Install water service

CPCPWT3029A

Install water pipe systems

CPCPSN3025A

Install pre‐treatment facilities

CPCPDR2023A

Maintain effluent disinfection systems

Bold Font indicates core units; Standard font indicates electives (47 core plus 5 elective units)

* Please note; elective units of competency may vary from campus to campus depending on local industry needs.




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