This program is designed to provide plumbers with the skills and knowledge required to install, test, commission and maintain backflow prevention devices in water services.
|Statement of Attainment - Backflow Prevention|
|Semester 2 2023|
|This training is conducted on site at CIT over 3-8 days (8am -4.15pm). Duration varies based on completion of the prerequisite units. If you have not completed the prerequisite units, you can apply for skills recognition.|
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.
Likely Job Outcome:
|Professional development for Journeyman/Registered Plumber or independent plumbing contractor.|
This program has prerequisite units, please discuss with your teacher on enrolment.
- PLMB 608 CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
- PLMB 674 CPCPWT3027 Install backflow prevention devices
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.
- hold a CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing (or equivalent)
- hold a current Journeyperson or Plumbing Registration
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Complete 3 subjects
Core: Complete 3
- CPCPWT4022 Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices
CIT Code: PLMB679 Cost: Full fee $927.00
Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to test, commission and maintain backflow prevention devices in water services.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPWT3027 Install backflow prevention devices
- CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
CIT Code: PLMB608 Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements in a plumbing and services work environment.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Prerequisites: Nil
- CPCPWT3027 Install backflow prevention devices
CIT Code: PLMB674 Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to install backflow prevention devices. It does not include the commissioning or testing of backflow prevention devices or arrangements.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM3023 Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email firstname.lastname@example.org