Certificate III in Roof Plumbing - CPC32620


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

This qualification reflects the role of a person installing, maintaining and repairing flashings, metal roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes, and other accessories on residential, industrial and commercial buildings. Occupational titles could include:Roof plumberThis qualification includes units of competency common to other qualifications in the plumbing industry as well as roof plumbing specialist units of competency and can provide a pathway to further learning and work in the plumbing industry.The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.This is a licenced occupation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.


  • Prepare simple drawings
  • Organise and communicate information
  • Fabricate and install roof drainage systems
  • Collect and store roof water
  • Install roof components
  • Select and install a heritage roof system
  • Produce 2-D architectural drawings using design software
  • Fabricate and install external flashings
  • Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
  • Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
  • Carry out levelling
  • Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
  • Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
  • Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
  • Operate personnel and materials hoists
  • Design and size roof drainage systems
  • Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials
  • Cut using oxy-acetylene equipment
  • Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • Provide First Aid
  • Weld polymer pipes using fusion method
  • Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
  • Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
  • Carry out WHS requirements
  • Undertake manual handling
  • Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
  • Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
  • Cut and join sheet metal

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2 years
Coffs Harbour Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2.5 years
Maitland Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2 years
Mount Druitt College Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 18 months
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2.5 years
Tamworth Campus Domestic: $8,140
Wagga Wagga Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wyong Campus Domestic: $8,140
  • Part-time : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Mount Druitt College.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- supplementary learning resources and materials, approximately $300.00

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