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Statement of Attainment training in Plumbing Prevocational Skills [extract from CPC32413]

Overview

The program is designed to give participants an understanding of the skills and knowledge required to work successfully in the plumbing industry.

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Plumbing Prevocational Skills [extract from CPC32413]
Program No: SA-TS12
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 1 semester part-time (approx. 8 hours per week off-the-job and up to 80 hours practical experience in CIT's purpose built workplace equivalent workshops or in an actual workplace).
Likely Job Outcome: Apprentice plumber, plumber’s assistant, trades assistant.
Application Type: Public
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Additional Information

You will need to provide protective clothing and equipment suitable for working in a plumbing workshop including full-length overalls, safety footwear, personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, welding goggles, welding gloves and hearing protection.

If you gain employment as an apprentice plumber, you will receive recognition towards the Certificate III in Plumbing for all study undertaken in this program.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

Students must be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10. Early in the program these skills will be checked if any participants cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required, they will be enrolled into additional subjects to help them build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.

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Transition Information

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Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Core - Complete all 13 subjects

  • CPCCOHS2001A  Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: $40.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out OHS requirements through safe work practices at any on or off-site construction workplace. It requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks and work requirements, and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2010B  Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to work safely on construction sites where the work activity involves working above 1.5 metres from ground level and where fall protection measures are required.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCPCM2039A  Carry out interactive workplace communication
    • CIT Code: PLMB473
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to communicate effectively through oral, visual and written means of communication in order to facilitate work practices that are safe, meet specifications and provide quality outcomes.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID002  Provide basic emergency life support
    • CIT Code: HESC464
      Cost: $30.00
      Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to recognise and respond to life threatening emergencies using basic life support measures only
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM2043A  Carry out WHS requirements
    • CIT Code: PLMB476
      Cost: $100.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in a plumbing and services work environment. The unit requires the performance of work in a safe manner through awareness of risks, work requirements and the planning and performance of safe work practices with concern for personal safety and the safety of others.
      It includes the initial response to workplace emergencies; the safe use of electricity; the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos; and compliance with legislated work safety practices.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM2045A  Handle and store plumbing materials
    • CIT Code: PLMB477
      Cost: $20.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely handle and store plumbing materials and to identify and address environmental concerns and associated hazards, including the disposal of waste. It addresses work health and safety (WHS) and environmental requirements to minimise risk to the health and safety of personnel and to the environment.

      Prerequisites: PLMB476 CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2046A  Use plumbing hand and power tools
    • CIT Code: PLMB478
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications.
      Prerequisites: PLMBnew CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2050A  Mark out materials
    • CIT Code: PLMB482
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to mark out plumbing materials prior to fabricating piping, steel sections, ducting and sheet materials, roofing and cladding.
      Prerequisites: PLMBnew CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2055A  Work safely on roofs
    • CIT Code: PLMB486
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures.
      Prerequisites: PLMBnew CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2048A  Cut and join sheet metal
    • CIT Code: PLMB480
      Cost: $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to cut and join sheet metal associated with the fabrication, installation and repair functions of the plumbing sector.
      Prerequisites: PLMBnew CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCCCM2008B  Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. It includes placement of safety barriers and only involves modular scaffolding restricted to a height of 4 metres.
      Prerequisites: OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCCCM3001C  Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to safely and effectively operate some types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) in a variety of different terrains and situations to access isolated work areas. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down EWPs. In addition to achievement of this competency, an EWP operator may need to obtain additional certification of training and experience before being allowed to operate the equipment.
      Prerequisites: CNST565 CPCCCM2010A WORK SAFELY AT HEIGHTS
      OHSS249 CPCCOHS2001A APPLY OHS REQUIREMENTS, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY
  • CPCPCM2041A  Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
    • CIT Code: PLMB475
      Cost: $30.00
      Description:

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to prepare for and sustain effective work within the plumbing and services sector of the building and construction industry. It requires the ability to accept instructions, work with others, plan activities and perform tasks, as well as participate in workplace planning and meetings. Outcomes include effective participation in a plumbing and services workplace to promote a harmonious and efficient work environment. The unit covers the identification and clarification of the sector work context and setting, acceptance of workplace responsibility by the individual, working in a team, individual career path improvement and participation in meetings.

      Prerequisites: PLMBnew CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

Related Courses

Certificate III Plumbing CPC32413
Certificate III Roof Plumbing CPC32612
Certificate II Drainage CPC20712
Statement Attainment training Hot Water Temperature Control Devices [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Sanitary Pipework (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Backflow Prevention [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Drainage (Licensing) [from CPC08]
Statement Attainment training Plumbing Work Practice [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Gasfitting Plumbing (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Water Plumbing (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]

More Information

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