TAFE NSW

Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services - CPC40912

TAFE NSW

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

This qualification is part of the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package. It is for people 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).

Structure

15 units

Subjects

  • Design and size heated and cold water services and systems
  • Deliver and monitor a service to customers
  • Establish effective workplace relationships
  • Service Type A gas appliances
  • Arrange building applications and approvals
  • Create and use databases
  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems
  • Apply legal requirements to building and construction projects
  • Identify hazards and assess OHS risks
  • Commission and maintain special hazard fire suppression systems
  • Promote innovation in a team environment
  • Develop teams and individuals
  • Promote team effectiveness
  • Commission firefighting appliances
  • Commission fire alarm and detection system interface devices
  • Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software
  • Resolve business disputes
  • Carry out work-based risk control processes
  • Produce simple word processed documents
  • Minimise waste on the building and construction site
  • Prepare specifications for all construction works
  • Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Design and size sanitary plumbing systems
  • Design, size and lay out heating and cooling systems
  • Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers
  • Design and size sanitary drainage systems
  • Implement continuous improvement
  • Arrange resources and prepare for the building or construction project
  • Design and size stormwater drainage systems
  • Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems
  • Undertake small business planning
  • Design compressed air systems
  • Prepare simple sketches and drawings
  • Manage small business finances
  • Read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Install, commission and service Type B gas appliances
  • Manage projects
  • Commission air and water systems
  • Manage a small team
  • Design and size consumer gas installations
  • Plan small business finances
  • Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace
  • Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices
  • Apply risk management techniques
  • Design and size roof drainage systems
  • Conduct on-site supervision of building and construction projects
  • Design residential and domestic fire sprinkler systems
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices
  • Monitor and manage small business operations
  • Create and use spreadsheets
  • Commission domestic and residential fire suppression sprinkler systems
  • Apply quality management techniques
  • Estimate and cost work
  • Build thermally efficient and sustainable structures
  • Commission fire system pumpsets
  • Write complex documents
  • Apply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting

Standard entry requirements

See Packaging rules for entry requirements related to various streams.

Study pathways

No applicable.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Albury Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Coffs Harbour Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Granville College No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Maitland Campus Domestic: $7,410
No
  • Part-time : 2 months
Meadowbank Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Miller College No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Randwick College, Main Campus Domestic: $7,410
No
  • Part-time : 2 years
St Leonards Campus Domestic: $7,410
No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Sutherland College, Gymea Campus Domestic: $7,410
No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Tamworth Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months
Wagga Wagga Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 3 years
Wollongong Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years
Wyong Campus Domestic: $7,410
No
  • Part-time : 18 months

Fee comments

Campuses: Granville College.

Additional costs for textbooks/notes packages will be $250

Campuses: Maitland Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:Workshop entry - Clear safety glasses, steel capped leather work boots, full length cotton workshirt / workpants or full length overalls (preferred). $NIL (bring own supply) Classroom entry - Textbooks (see below), notepad, pen, pencil, calculator, enclosed footwear - NO THONGS $NIL (bring own supply) Course participants to bring their own copies of AS/NZS 3500 - Parts 0 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 and AS5601.1 and 5601.2 plus AS2845.3 (for Backflow Prevention) $NIL (bring own supply) Business Principles course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: PLS7DK estimate $30.00Advanced Water (incl. Backflow + TMV) course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: PL4UCT Estimate $105.00Advanced Waste course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: Estimate PL8KAJ $95.00Advanced Gas course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: Estimate PL2UNX $37.50 Backflow Prevention course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: Estimate PLB5VC $25.00 TMV course notes - www.inteliprint.com.au/estore - Print Code: Estimate PLY8HR $20.00

Campuses: Meadowbank Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Current versions of all relevant Australian Standards. Approximate cost of required Australian Standards and resources, notes packages, drawing equipment approx $250 /year. - Students will need to purchase codes and texts relevant to their studies along with classroom consumables.

Campuses: Miller College.

An initial payment of $80 is required to confirm your enrolment into this course. If you do not wish to continue with your enrolment, you must formally advise Customer Service of your withdrawal. If you do not withdraw prior to the first date of the course, this initial payment is non-refundable. If you have any further questions, please contact us on 13 7974.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**Please note: Included in your cost of enrolment, all students will receive an electronic copy of all course notes. In addition to this students will need to procure specified state & federal codes and standards. These documents will be available for complimentary electronic download at the TAFE Library. The printing costs of these electronic documents into hard copy documents will be entirely at the student's expense. The cost of which will vary considerably depending upon printing fees charged by the establishment selected by the student.

Campuses: Randwick College, Main Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students are required to supply their own drawing equipment, Australian Standards, Stationary, and Resource work books at a approximate cost of $550

Campuses: St Leonards Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Students will need to purchase codes and texts relevant to their studies along with classroom consumables.

Campuses: Sutherland College, Gymea Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Student subsidised course enrolment fee of $2850, additional costs for textbooks, notes packages, drawing equipment approx $250 /year

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- Clear safety glasses, steel capped leather work boots, full length cotton workshirt / workpants or full length overalls (preferred) for workshop entry (bring own supply). - Textbooks (see below), notepad, pen, pencil, calculator, encolsed footwear - NO THONGS for classroom entry (bring own supply). Course participants to bring their own copies of AS/NZS 3500 - Parts 0 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 and AS5601.1 and 5601.2 plus AS2845.3 (for Backflow Prevention). (bring own supply).

Campuses: Wyong Campus.

**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: For entry into the Workshop, you must have: - clear safety glasses, steel capped leather work boots, full length cotton workshirt/workpants or full length overalls (preferred): $ NIL (bring own supply)For entry into the Classroom, you must wear enclosed footwear (NO THONGS) and bring the below:- notepad, pen, pencil, calculator: $20.00 approx. - AS/NZS 3500 - Parts 0 / 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 and AS5601.1 and 5601.2, plus AS2845.3 (for Backflow Prevention): $ NIL (bring own supply) - Business Principles course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PLS7DK: $30.00 approx.- Advanced Water (incl. Backflow + TMV) course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PL4UCT: $105.00 approx.- Advanced Waste course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PL8KAJ: $95.00 approx.- Advanced Gas course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PL2UNX: $37.50 approx.- Backflow Prevention course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PLB5VC: $25.00 approx.- TMV course notes available from inteliprint estore, print code: PLY8HR: $20.00 approx.

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