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Statement of Attainment Plumbing Prevocational Skills

Overview

This training will provide you with the foundation skills to enter the plumbing industry. On completion of this training, you will have achieved national units of competency which will count towards the completion of various Plumbing qualifications delivered at CIT.

Qualification:

Statement of Attainment - Plumbing Prevocational Skills

Course No:

SA-TS76

Campus:

CIT Fyshwick 

Duration:

1 semester part-time approx. 8 hours face-to-face training per week and up to 80 hours practical experience in CIT's purpose-built workplace equivalent workshops or in an actual workplace.

Cost Info:

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance

Indicative Cost:

$320

Likely Job Outcome:

Apprentice plumber, plumber’s assistant, trades assistant.

Application Type:

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Additional Information

You will need to provide protective clothing and equipment suitable for working in a plumbing workshop including full-length overalls, safety footwear, personal protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, cut resistant gloves and hearing protection.

If you gain employment as an apprentice plumber, you will receive recognition towards the Certificate III in Plumbing for all study undertaken in this program.

Skills Recognition

Entry Requirements

Students must be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10. Early in the program these skills will be checked if any participants cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level required, they will be enrolled into additional subjects to help them build the skills needed to successfully complete the program.

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 literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your course of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this course. 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 the lower level course. Please visit Foundation Skills.

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 12 subjects

Core: Complete all 12

  • CPCPCM2043   Carry out WHS requirements
    • CIT Code: PLMB608
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      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
  • CPCPCM2039   Carry out interactive workplace communication
    • CIT Code: PLMB606
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to carry out effective communication techniques underpinning work in the plumbing and services industry.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCWHS2001   Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
    • CIT Code: CNST843
      Cost: Standard $40.00
      Description: This unit specifies the outcomes required to carry out work health and safety (WHS) requirements through safe work practices in all on- or off-site construction workplaces. 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. The unit covers fundamental WHS requirements necessary to undertake work tasks within any sector in the construction industry. It includes the identification of hazardous materials, including asbestos, and compliance with legislated work safety practices. It does not cover removal of asbestos, which is a licensed activity. It applies to workers in the construction industry. This unit also relates directly to the general construction induction training requirements of the Model Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 and relevant occupational health and safety regulations for Victoria and for Western Australia. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry covers these induction training requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM2048   Cut and join sheet metal
    • CIT Code: PLMB612
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to cut and join sheet metal in the plumbing and services industry.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2041   Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
    • CIT Code: PLMB607
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to comply with effective workplace performance within the plumbing and services sector.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCPCM2046   Use plumbing hand and power tools
    • CIT Code: PLMB610
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to use commonly used hand and power tools in plumbing work applications. In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2045   Handle and store plumbing materials
    • CIT Code: PLMB609
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to safely handle and store plumbing materials and identify and address environmental concerns and associated hazards, including the disposal of waste. In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCPCM2055   Work safely on roofs
    • CIT Code: PLMB617
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on roofing structures.In some jurisdictions, this unit of competency may form part of accreditation, licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements.
      Prerequisites: CPCPCM2043 Carry out WHS requirements
  • CPCCCM2008   Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
    • CIT Code: CNST839
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding to provide work platforms for various occupational applications. This unit is restricted to modular scaffolding to a height of 4 metres and includes: - placement of safety barriers - the application of knowledge to handle, erect and dismantle a range of restricted height scaffolding systems. It applies to workers who work in a range of industries. It involves working in a team environment.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • CPCCCM3001   Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
    • CIT Code: CNST787
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to operate specific types of elevated work platforms (EWPs) safely and effectively in different locations, including on uneven terrain. The unit includes locating, setting up, operating and shutting down scissor lifts and self-propelled boom lifts with a boom length under 11 metres. The unit supports construction workers in the safe and effective operation of electrical, hydraulic and mechanical EWPs. The unit does not cover truck-mounted EWPs, powered telescoping devices, hinged devices or articulated devices, or any combination of these used to support a platform on which personnel, equipment and materials may be elevated to perform work and which has a boom length of 11 metres or more. It applies to construction work on residential and commercial work sites in new construction, renovation or refurbishment, and maintenance projects. Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit in some States. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • HLTAID011   Provide first aid
    • CIT Code: HESC586
      Cost: Standard $11.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to a casualty in line with first aid guidelines determined by the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) and other Australian national peak clinical bodies. The unit applies to all persons who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings. Specific licensing/regulatory requirements relating to this competency, including requirements for refresher training should be obtained from the relevant national/state/territory Work Health and Safety Regulatory Authorities.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CPCCCM2012   Work safely at heights
    • CIT Code: CNST847
      Cost: Standard $60.00
      Description: This unit specifies the skills and knowledge required to work safely on construction sites where the worker has the potential to fall from one level to another. This unit of competency does not cover the erection of scaffold or work platforms, but it does include identifying and reporting common faults with scaffold or work platform systems.Work at heights is undertaken in a range of construction work, including new construction, renovation, refurbishment and maintenance. This unit also applies to workers in other industries who need to control the two separate risks associated with people and objects falling from heights.Completion of the general construction induction training program, specified in the Safe Work Australia model Code of Practice: Construction Work, is required by anyone carrying out construction work. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit of competency in some states and territories. For further information, check with the relevant regulatory authority.
      Prerequisites: CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

Optional Unit

  • RIIWHS202E   Enter and work in confined spaces
    • CIT Code: CNST999
      Cost: Standard $12.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to enter and work in confined spaces in the resources and infrastructure industries. It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take responsibility for the quality of work outcomes. Licensing, legislative and certification requirements that apply to this unit can vary between states, territories and industry sectors. Users must check requirements with relevant body before applying the unit.Note: The terms Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Work Health and Safety (WHS) are equivalent and generally either can be used in the workplace. In jurisdictions where the National Model WHS Legislation has not been implemented RTOs are advised to contextualise the unit of competency by referring to the existing State/Territory OHS legislative requirements.
      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 infoline@cit.edu.au