Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Plumbing

Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Course Code
:
22569VIC
Department
:
Construction & Industrial
Study Area(s)
:
Plumbing
Campus
:
BROADMEADOWS
Course Length
:
Part-time(14 weeks)

Start Date(s): end of Jan/early Feb 2022
End Date(s): end of April 2022
Days and Time: 8am - 4pm Monday to Thursday

Course Overview

This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge for entry level into an apprenticeship (certificate III) within the plumbing industry.

This course has a range of units that introduce the learner to basic skills and knowledge that underpin the Certificate III in Plumbing, these include:

  • • Maintain safe working conditions
  • • Provide basic emergency life support
  • • Select and use plumbing tools, equipment and materials
  • • Locate, interpret and apply relevant information
  • • Work effectively with others
  • • Communication skills
  • • Follow instructions in a designated sequence
  • • Use appropriate manual handling procedures
  • • Produce technical drawings
  • • Numeracy and calculations
  • • Principles of sustainability
  • • Methods and strategies to identify employment opportunities in the plumbing industry.

Our course delivery features a combination of on-campus and remote (online) learning. This flexibility allows our students to continue to study in a safe, guided and supported manner.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer

You may be entitled to free tuition fees for this course if you meet the eligibility criteria for the State Government's FREE TAFE for Priority Courses initiative. If you're aged 17-24 or looking for work, you may be eligible for 80% discount on the course tuition fee through JobTrainer. It's important to know you may incur fees that you will need to cover yourself, such as student service fees or materials fees. Skills First (eligible) students are usually entitled to one Free TAFE fee waiver, however under JobTrainer you may be eligible for a second Free TAFE course. You may also be able to get an exemption if you don't meet the upskilling requirement. To find out more, call 13 TAFE (13 8233).

Click here for course modules

Core

Module CodeModule TitleNominal Hours
BSBWRT311Write simple documents (BSBWRT311)30
VU23046Apply basic sheet metal practices (VU23046)50
VU23047Cut and penetrate building materials and structures (VU23047)30
VU23048Fabricate simple plumbing pipe systems (VU23048)30
VU23049Identify career pathways in the plumbing industry (VU23049)30
VU23050Perform basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting (VU23050)20
VU23051Prepare to work in the plumbing industry (VU23051)20
VU23052Use and apply basic levelling equipment for plumbing (VU23052)8
VU23053Use basic electric welding equipment and techniques (VU23053)20
VU23054Use basic plumbing hand tools (VU23054)50
VU23055Use basic power tools (VU23055)20
VU23056Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations (VU23056)30
CPCCCM1015Carry out measurements and calculations (CPCCCM1015)20
CPCCCM2001Read and interpret plans and specifications (CPCCCM2001)36
CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry (CPCCWHS1001)6
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry (CPCCWHS2001)20
CPCPCM2039ACarry out interactive workplace communication (CPCPCM2039A)10
CUAACD303Produce technical drawings (CUAACD303)50
HLTAID002Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (HLTAID002)12


How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessments may include written, oral or practical assessment methods.

You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information.

Additional comments

You must ensure that you wear correct PPE at all times

What will I study?

This course has a range of units that introduce the learner to basic skills and knowledge that underpin the Certificate III in Plumbing, these include:

  • • Maintain safe working conditions
  • • Provide basic emergency life support
  • • Select and use plumbing tools, equipment and materials
  • • Locate, interpret and apply relevant information
  • • Work effectively with others
  • • Communication skills
  • • Follow instructions in a designated sequence
  • • Use appropriate manual handling procedures
  • • Produce technical drawings
  • • Numeracy and calculations
  • • Principles of sustainability
  • • Methods and strategies to identify employment opportunities in the plumbing industry.

For course information, please call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or fill our enquiry form.

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Some or all of this training is provided with State or Federal Government funding. Are you eligible for Government Subsidised fees? Find out now!

You may be eligible for concession. Find out now!

To you check your eligibility click here.

Free TAFE and JobTrainer courses only: Students eligible for Free TAFE receive the tuition rate free. Students eligible for JobTrainer pay 20% of the tuition. Materials, consumables and student services fees are payable by all students and do not receive a JobTrainer discount, however concession rates for student services fees are available for concession card holders, apprentices, trainees and 100% off campus delivery courses. Please note that these tuition rates only apply to courses offered under the Free TAFE or JobTrainer schemes.

The fees listed below relate to 2022 courses and are indicative pricing only as total costs vary depending on the units you elect to study.

Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

Payment plans are available. Click here to find out more.
Course availability is subject to enrolment numbers.

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee (table 1), any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Table 1

Enrolment type
 
 
 
Government Subsidised
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Concession
Indicative total tuition fee#
Check your eligibility
Full Fee
Indicative total tuition fee#
 
Non-Apprentice
$1584.24
$316.85
$4039.44
Apprentice/Trainee
$N/A
$N/A
$N/A

Table 2

Average course
material fees*

$0.00

Average course
consumable fees*
$629.76

# The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
* Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student.

Click here to view maximum tuition fees. We strongly urge you to contact us for a more exact calculation of your fees. Additional fees may apply such as the Student Support Fee. 

Your total course fee will typically include your tuition fee and non-tuition fees (table 1) and any applicable consumables and/or material fees (table 2).

Exemptions

The following fee categories are exempt from the SSF -
ASH: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Concession
ASZ: Asylum Seeker Or Victim Of Human Trafficking Non-concession
X: Community-based Orders/Judy Lazarus Transition Centre
OZ: International Student
M: Prisoner
YTC: Young People Transitioning From Care – Concession
YTN: Young People Transitioning From Care - No Concession
Short courses

student contact hours

Total hours^ Indicative hours* Government Subsidised $/SCH Indigenous Concession $/SCH Full fee $/SCH
492 492 $3.22 $0.64 $8.21

^This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the total duration of the course. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student.

*This is based on the maximum number of student contact hours for the calendar year of 2022. Hours may vary depending on electives chosen by the student. If you have to undertake training as part of Skills Recognition, your tuition fees are charged according to the applicable rate per Student Contact Hour depending on your eligibility for government subsidised, concession or full fees.

For more information about our fees structure, click here.

What costs and other fees should I expect?

Contact the Contact Centre on 13 TAFE (13 8233) or enquiries@kangan.edu.au for a fee schedule. There may be extra costs for reference books, protective clothing or specialised materials.

Can I apply?

There are no set prerequisites for this course. However, it is recommended that you have satisfactory numeracy and literacy skills to undertake this course or are mature age and have sufficient work experience to successfully undertake the course. Or, you may apply if you have satisfactorily completed VCE or an approved equivalent course and the satisfactory completion of the work requirements (eligibility to transfer).

Where and how can I study?

You can study this course at our Broadmeadows campus on a part time basis.

What employment opportunities will I have?

On successful completion of the Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) you will have attained a prerequisite pathway into a Certificate III apprenticeship or registration level. After completion at the registration level, you can continue with further study and complete the Certificate IV or licensing level and progress into running your own business.

This course is also an alternative pathway available to students into a plumbing retail environment.

What skills will I have when I complete this course?

This course has a range of units that introduce the learner to basic skills and knowledge that underpin the Certificate III in Plumbing.

What qualifications will I receive?

On completion of this course, you will be awarded the nationally accredited Certificate II In Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) 22569VIC

What opportunities for further studies will I have?

This course will lead to higher level studies at Certificate III and Certificate IV level. Credit transfers may be available.

How do I apply?

To apply for this course, complete an online application form by clicking the yellow 'Apply Here' button above. For more information call 13 TAFE (13 8233) or email enquiries@kangan.edu.au.

How will I be selected for this course?

All applicants for this course will complete an assessment to evaluate their language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) skills. This helps to ensure that you enrol in a course that is the right level of study for you.