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Statement of Attainment training in Water Plumbing (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]


This course is designed to enable registered plumbers meet the requirements for obtaining a plumber's independent license in the ACT which has reciprocity in all states of Australia and New Zealand. This training program achieves one or more units of competency from the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (CPC40912).

Qualification: Statement of Attainment - training in Water Plumbing (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]
Program No: SA-TS10
Campus: CIT Fyshwick 
Duration: 1 Semester part time approx. 4 hour sessions (will vary depending on the individual's knowledge, experience and/or application in the workplace).
Likely Job Outcome: Licensed Water Plumber.
Application Type: Register Your Interest

Additional Information

You will need to purchase your own set of Australian Standards for Plumbing in the ACT and NSW 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. This course contributes to the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

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

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Transition Information

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Subject Cancellations/Changes

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Subject Information

Complete all 5 subjects

  • BSBSMB401  Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
    • CIT Code: MGNT322
      Cost: $380

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess and prioritise risks and identify and comply with all regulations affecting the business. It applies to individuals operating a small business or setting up a department within a larger organisation, who are skilled at communicating and interpreting legislation and regulations.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPWT4011B  Design and size heated and cold water services and systems
    • CIT Code: PLMB435
      Cost: $980
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to design, size and document the layout of heated, tempered and cold water services, flushing systems, hydrant and hose reel systems for multi-floor buildings. It covers preparation for work, identification of water service and system requirements, planning the service and system layout and completion of work finalisation processes.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM4011A  Carry out work-based risk control processes
    • CIT Code: PLMB490
      Cost: $155
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to carry out work-based risk control processes. It covers the identification of hazards, the assessment of risk, the identification of unacceptable risk and the determination, preparation and completion of a course of action.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM4012A  Estimate and cost work
    • CIT Code: PLMB491
      Cost: $255

      This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to estimate materials, labour and time requirements and to establish costs for provision of services or products. The unit covers the gaining of information, the estimation of materials, labour and time, the calculation of costs and the associated documentation.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • Reading and interpreting plans and specifications
    • CIT Code: PLMB468C
      Cost: $190
      Description: This subject specifies the outcomes required to read and interpret plans and specifications applicable to medium rise residential and commercial projects in order to inform estimation, planning and supervisory activities. This subject achieves Unit of Competency CPCCBC4012B Read and interpret plans and specifications.
      Prerequisites: Nil

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 Plumbing Prevocational Skills [extract from CPC32413]
Statement Attainment training Plumbing Work Practice [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Gasfitting Plumbing (Licensing) [extract from CPC40912]
Statement Attainment training Drainage (Licensing) [from CPC08]

More Information

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