Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Builders Academy Australia

This qualification provides an outcome for: 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); specialist hydraulic consultants (Hydraulic services design stream). The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as the four specialist streams and a range of elective options.

Course Fee:

Australian: $8,844

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


15 units

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.

Further information:

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.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Corio No info No Part time 1 year
Lalor No info No Part time 1 year
Hallam No info No Part time 1 year
Geelong No info No Part time 1 year
Melbourne No info No Part time 1 year
Point Cook No info No Part time 1 year
Springvale No info No Part time 1 year
South Morang No info No Part time 1 year
Builders Academy Australia is a Registered Training Organisation. The Academy intimately understands the industry and have strong relationships within the building and construction community and the education sector. Through these established connections, the provider is able to deliver qualifications that provide real-world skills. Their graduates leave the academy with a stronger network and the confidence to take the next step in their career. Builders Academy Australia (BAA) is a learning organisation that offers nationally accredited qualifications for the building and construction industry. Their qualifications range from pre-apprenticeships up to Diploma level and cover trades such as carpentry, plumbing and scaffolding, as well as building and construction management, sales, interior design and work health and safety. They are proud to be a part of the Simonds Group, which also consists of Simonds Homes - one of Australia's largest domestic home builders. Simonds Homes was established over 65 years ago by Gary Simonds, and from the humble beginnings of 3 completed homes in 1970, has grown to a publicly listed company and over 2000 completed homes in 2014. House of Learning was initially set up as an internal training division to up-skill Simonds staff and subcontractors, then in late 2014 was re-branded as Builders Academy Australia and launched to the Australian public.

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