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Plumbing Contractor's Licence Skill Set

State ID: EAA83

Become the real deal with just six-weeks of full-time study to earn your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence

On successful completion of this skill set you will be able to apply to the Plumbing Licensing Board (PLB), for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence.

You will also gain the skills to be able to supervise works carried out by tradespersons and/or apprentices; build your own business; estimate job costs on water, sanitary and drainage systems, and much more.

You’ll need to successfully complete all of the units listed below to apply for the full Plumbing Contractor’s Licence. If however you wish to specialise in only Drainage or Backflow and Water Supply, you will need to complete the core units and the units listed in your chosen specialisation.

Core Units (requirements for any licence by the PLB)
Unit Delivery 2021 Dates
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business Online (flexible and self paced) Online unit

CPCPCM4012A Estimate and cost work

1 day on campus plus work from home 1 Feb or
17 May

CPCPCM4011A Carry out work-based risk control processes

1 day on campus 8 Feb
19 Apr
Drainage specialisation

Complete the three core units listed above plus:

Unit Delivery 2021 Dates
CPCPDR4011B Design and size sanitary drainage systems 2 week block release on campus 8am - 3:45pm Group 1: 15 - 26 Feb
Group 2: 10 - 21 May
CPCPDR4013B Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems
Backflow and water supply specialisation

Complete the three core units listed above plus:

Unit Delivery 2021 Dates
CPCPWT4022A Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

 

1 day Induction 4:30pm - 7pm +
2 week block release on campus 8am - 4:15pm

 

Group 1: 2 Mar + 15 Mar - 1 April
Group 2: 24 May + 10 - 21 May
CPCPWT4023A Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices
CPCPWT4011B Design and size heated and cold water services and systems
Sanitary specialisation

Please note there is no stand alone sanitary licence issued by the PLB. It can only be part of a drainage or backflow and water supply licence.

Unit Delivery 2021 Dates
CPCPSN4011B Design and size sanitary plumbing systems 2 week block release on campus Group 1: 2 - 15 Mar
Group 2: 24 May - 5 Jun

 

      Entrance Requirements

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      Entrance Requirements

      You must have a current Plumbing Tradesperson Licence issued by the Plumbing Licensing Board, Department of Mines, Industry and Safety to enrol.

      Important information

      This course is six weeks full-time comprising:

      • two 2 week blocks
      • one 13 day block
      • 2 single days on campus

      Classes run from 8.00am – 4.15pm.

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      During your course of study, NMTAFE may use a variety of learning practices to ensure you get the best outcome for your learning journey.
      This may include online learning, face-to-face classroom, laboratory/workshop delivery, work placement or a combination of these, depending on which is most appropriate.

      Semester 1, 2021

      Balga - On Campus

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      Balga - On Campus

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      Page last updated November 26, 2020