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Statement of Attainment Backflow Prevention

Overview

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.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Backflow Prevention

Course No:

SA-TS63

Campus:

CIT Fyshwick 

Duration:

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.

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:

$927

Likely Job Outcome:

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

Application Type:

Full Fee
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Additional Information

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.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

You must:
- hold a CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing (or equivalent)
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 infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

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

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More Information

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