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Statement of Attainment training in Backflow Prevention [from CPC08]


This program is designed to provide plumbers with the skills required to correctly install, commission and maintain Backflow Prevention Devices as required by the relevant licensing authority.


Statement of Attainment - training in Backflow Prevention [from CPC08]

Program No:



CIT Fyshwick 


Conducted over 3 consecutive days.

Cost Info:

Enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. Subject costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available. The fees below apply unless training as an apprentice or trainee.

Indicative Cost:


Likely Job Outcome:

Professional development for Journeyman/Registered Plumber or independent plumbing contractor.

Application Type:

Full Fee

Additional Information

You will need to purchase your own set of Australian Standards for Plumbing AS3500, AS2845.3 Field Testing for Backflow Prevention Devices, and other texts, and provide your own drawing equipment and calculator. You will be expected to provide and wear the appropriate safety clothing and equipment when working on practical projects or on site visits.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must:
- have CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry before entering a construction worksite
- have the CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing
- or hold a current Journeyperson or Plumbing Registration

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

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

Subject Information

Complete 1 subject

Core: Complete 1 subject

  • CPCPWT4022A   Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices
    • CIT Code: PLMB587
      Cost: Full fee $927.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to test, commission and maintain backflow prevention devices in water services. It covers preparation for work, identification of testing and commissioning requirements, physical testing and commissioning of devices, maintenance of devices and completion of work finalisation processes.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email