Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services
Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VIC
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is for individuals wanting to work as: experienced fire operators with responsibility for project design and supervision (Fire services stream); experienced plumbing service operators with responsibility for project design and supervision (Air conditioning and mechanical services stream); plumbers who manage a plumbing business (Plumbing and services - Management stream); specialist plumbing services tradespersons and operators seeking to deepen their technical skills (Plumbing and services - Operations stream); and specialist hydraulic consultants (Hydraulic services design stream).
Subjects you can Study
Core: Identify hazards and assess OHS risks; Read and interpret plans and specifications; Carry out work-based risk control processes; Estimate and cost work. Elective streams: Fire services, air conditioning and mechanical services; Plumbing and services - management; Plumbing and services - operations; Plumbing and services - hydraulic services design. Plus electives.
About Melbourne Polytechnic, TAFE VICMelbourne Polytechnic has six campuses around Melbourne - in Preston, Collingwood, Epping, Fairfield, Heidelberg and Prahran. There are also four training centres: Northern Lodge - Eden Park (vineyard and horse stud), Northern Lodge - Yan Yean (broad acre farm), Growling Frog Vineyard (Yan Yean), and the Northern AMEP Centre at Broadmeadows. Melbourne Polytechnic's metropolitan campuses are located within convenient reach by public transport.
Melbourne Polytechnic is accredited to deliver around 550 nationally recognised courses on a full-time and part-time basis and over 410 institute accredited courses. Vocational training study options include pre-apprenticeships, apprenticeships and traineeships, certificates (I - IV), diplomas, and advanced diplomas. Higher education study options include associate, bachelor and masters degrees.
Melbourne Polytechnic facilities include a 320-hectare farm and 300-hectare thoroughbred stud, Building and Construction Training Centre, Aquaculture Training and Applied Research Centre, Meat and Fish Processing Facility, four vineyards, two wineries, training restaurant and bistro, hairdressing salons, a TV studio, Technical Education Centre, Green Skills Centre of Excellence, state-of-the-art on-campus student accommodation, and a teaching and learning complex at the Preston campus.
Provider CRICOS: 00724G RTO code: 3075;HE
Certificate IVCourse code: CPC40912
- Part-time internal
No minimum education
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.
Life after Study
Fire protection technicians commission, install, test and maintain fire protection systems and equipment in buildings and other facilities to provide life, property and environmental protection.
Plumbers lay out, install, test and maintain pipes, fixtures, metal roofing, fittings, gas meters and regulators.
Refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics select components, assemble, install, test, fault-find, service and repair industrial, commercial and domestic refrigeration and air conditioning systems in homes, shops, factories, office buildings, hospitals, supermarkets and cold stores.