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Certificate III in Roof Plumbing CPC32612

Overview

This program provides training for roofing apprentices in Roof Plumbing including: working safely on roofs, selecting / cutting / handling roofing materials, welding, flashings, roof drainage, roof coverings and composite roof systems.

Qualification: Certificate III in Roof Plumbing CPC32612
Program No: C3-TS03
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 2 semesters part time (approx. 8 hours per week).
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Indicative Cost: $1,097
Apprentice/Trainee $680
Likely Job Outcome: Roof plumber.
Enrolment Type: Apprentice/Trainee
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Additional Information

You will be required to provide protective clothing and equipment including safety glasses, hearing protection and safety boots. You will also need to have a tape measure and a pair of left and right handed snips.

Persons holding the Certificate III in Roof Plumbing may be entitled to apply for registration outside the ACT – this is a licensed class in some jurisdictions.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

You must
- be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in your program your skills will be checked - if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help you build the skills needed to successfully complete the program)

It is highly recommended that you have CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry before entering a construction worksite

As you are entering this program as an Apprentice under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements, you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

  • Literacy Skills Information

    • We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Foundation Skills or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

  • Transition Information

    • Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

  • Subject Cancellations/Changes

    • To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information



Complete 25 subjects (22 Core and 3 Electives)

Note: OHSS 249 is a prerequisite unit

Core - Complete all

  • CPCCCM3001C   Operate elevated work platforms
    • CIT Code: CNST189
      Cost: Standard $75.25
      Apprentice $20.00
      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: CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights
      CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2008B   Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST406
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      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: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM2010B   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST565
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $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: CPCCOHS2001A Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • HLTFA211A   Provide basic emergency life support
    • CIT Code: HESC464
      Cost: Standard $32.25
      Apprentice $20.00
      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
  • CPCCOHS2001A   Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: OHSS249
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $20.00
      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
  • CPCPCM2039A   Carry out interactive workplace communication
    • CIT Code: PLMB473
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $10.00
      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
  • CPCPCM2040A   Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
    • CIT Code: PLMB474
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $34.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use and interpret plans and specifications associated with construction work, and accurately complete measurements and calculations to establish quantities of materials for the plumbing and services industry. The unit requires the interpretation of plans, drawings and specifications to interpret requirements, and making measurements and calculations to determine quantities of plumbing materials.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM2041A   Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
    • CIT Code: PLMB475
      Cost: Standard $32.25
      Apprentice $15.00
      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: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2043A   Carry out WHS requirements
    • CIT Code: PLMB476
      Cost: Standard $107.50
      Apprentice $15.00
      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: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $15.00
      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: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2046A   Use plumbing hand and power tools
    • CIT Code: PLMB478
      Cost: Standard $86.00
      Apprentice $15.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2047A   Carry out levelling
    • CIT Code: PLMB479
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $20.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to plan and use levelling equipment to establish, record and apply those levels to the plumbing and services industry.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2048A   Cut and join sheet metal
    • CIT Code: PLMB480
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $15.00
      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: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2050A   Mark out materials
    • CIT Code: PLMB482
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $15.00
      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: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2055A   Work safely on roofs
    • CIT Code: PLMB486
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $15.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to perform safe work practices when undertaking plumbing work on roofing structures.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM3021A   Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
    • CIT Code: PLMB487
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to set out, cut and flash a roof and wall penetration.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF2022A   Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
    • CIT Code: PLMB562
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and install roof sheeting, steel battens and wall cladding for roofs. It includes the selection and installation of non-metallic roof materials associated with metal roofing (excluding roof tiles and slate) and of insulation materials.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3021A   Receive roofing materials
    • CIT Code: PLMB565
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to coordinate the delivery, receipt and handling of roofing materials on a site.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3022A   Fabricate and install roof drainage components
    • CIT Code: PLMB566
      Cost: Standard $107.50
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install roof drainage components and rainwater goods for commercial and residential roof systems.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3023A   Fabricate and install external flashings
    • CIT Code: PLMB567
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fabricate and install external flashings for roof and ceiling installations.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3024A   Install roof components
    • CIT Code: PLMB568
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to select and install industrial type roofing components in roofs.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3025A   Install roof coverings to curved roof structures
    • CIT Code: PLMB569
      Cost: Standard $32.25
      Apprentice $23.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to set out and install roofing to hyperbolic, paraboloid, barrel vault roof, curved roof and bull-nosed roof structures.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF3026A   Install composite roof systems
    • CIT Code: PLMB570
      Cost: Standard $43.00
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to install roof sheets for composite roof systems.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

Electives - Complete all 3

  • CPCPCM3022A   Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
    • CIT Code: PLMB488
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $25.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to fusion weld polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP) (approved as per Australian standards) polymer pipes, and test joints in polymer pipe up to DN100 for water, sanitary and stormwater application only.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF2023A   Collect and store roof water
    • CIT Code: PLMB563
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $42.50
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to determine storage requirements and to plan, prepare and install storage tanks and related piping for the collection and storage of roof water. The unit requires the installation of water storage tanks of at least 1000 litres capacity.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPRF2024A   Fabricate roof coverings for curved structures
    • CIT Code: PLMB564
      Cost: Standard $21.50
      Apprentice $23.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to design and fabricate curved industrial roof coverings.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements

Related Courses

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

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au