Certificate II in Drainage - CPC20712


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It provides an occupational outcome in draining. This work would be carried out under general guidance and supervision in roles such as a drainer.


  • 22 units: 18 core
  • 4 elective


  • Carry out levelling
  • Handle and store plumbing materials
  • Maintain effluent disinfection systems
  • Locate and clear blockages
  • Install pre-treatment facilities
  • Drain work site
  • Install water pipe systems
  • Carry out interactive workplace communication
  • Install domestic treatment plants
  • Collect and store roof water
  • Carry out simple concreting and rendering
  • Provide basic emergency life support
  • Install trench support
  • Carry out WHS requirements
  • Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
  • Cut and join sheet metal
  • Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
  • Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
  • Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system
  • Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
  • Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
  • Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
  • Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • Mark out materials
  • Use plumbing hand and power tools
  • Install below ground sanitary drainage systems
  • Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
  • Install on-site disposal systems

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