Plumbing and Gas

Our plumbing and gas qualifications cover common and specialist areas for the industry, including water, sanitary, drainage, mechanical services, roofing and gas services. You will learn how to use plumbing hand and power tools, work safely on roofs, install water service controls and devices, pump sets and heating systems, cut and join sheet metal, install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems, fabricate and install steel pressure piping, and install LPG systems.

Course list

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.
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National ID: CPC20712
State ID: J484
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Drainage

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

This course will prepare you to work in construction installing drainage systems. You'll gain a variety of skills including the use of hand and power tools, and oxy-acetylene and arc welding at our major training centre at Balga.

Does your career pipe dream involve laying real pipes?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, install drainage systems, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, concreting and rendering, and workplace health and safety.

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MAT-V1294
Industry Engineering and Mining

Gas authorisation (category 2)

Learn to service and maintain Type B gas appliances

This course will give you the skills you need to gain Gas Authorisation (Category 2) from Energy Safety WA.

If you are looking to add a Gas Authorisation Category 2 qualification to your existing trade or engineering qualifications, complete North Metropolitan TAFE's 10 day course and you'll be able to service and maintain Type B gas appliances. This course will give you the skills you need to gain Gas Authorisation (Category 2) from Energy Safety WA.

If you have already successfully completed the appropriate two day supervised gas fitter course within two years of enrolling in this course then you will only need to complete an additional eight days of training.

You'll cover details such as:

  • legislation
  • OH&S
  • gas and system components
  • tools and equipment
  • electrical and gas safety and isolation procedures
  • plans and diagrams
  • testing and servicing equipment
Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MAT-V1298
Industry Engineering and Mining

Gasfitter supervised

Get qualified to carry out gas fitting under supervision

On successful completion of this two day course you will be able to carry out gas fitting work under the supervision of a Supervising Gasfitter.

Get qualified to carry out gas fitting under supervision

Successful completion of this two day course will mean you can carry out gas fitting work under the supervision of a Supervising Gasfitter.

North Metropolitan TAFE’s Gasfitter Supervised course meets the ‘Training Plan’ requirements set by EnergySafety WA that all supervised gasfitters should complete before they begin gasfitting work.  This course is a pre-requisite to the eight day training program for Gas Authorisation Category 2, from EnergySafety WA.

Course content includes:

  • Legal restrictions and compliances for installation
  • Gas safety
  • Combustion fundamentals
  • Pressure testing and purging
  • 1.4 Legislation
  • 2.1 Safety OHS
  • 3.2 Ventilation Systems
  • 4.2 GAS -Purging and Pressure Testing Systems
Short course
National ID: CPC32413
State ID: J787
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate III in Plumbing

Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for building and construction training

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills and knowledge to undertake a variety of plumbing work for the domestic, commercial and industry markets.

Gain the skills you need to take your career as a plumber or gasfitter further

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry. Our Balga Campus is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

The Certificate III in Plumbing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: 52700WA
State ID: AA40
Industry Building and Construction
Half price^

Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship)

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries.

Complete this course and you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll be what employers are looking for as an apprentice plumber, roof plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, use hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene and arc weld, read plans, calculate quantities, cut and join sheet metal, work safely at heights, and workplace health and safety.

North Metropolitan TAFE is a major centre in WA for training in the building and construction industries, with purpose-built workshops, up-to-date equipment, and lecturers who maintain close links with industry.

Certificate II
State ID: EAA83
Industry Building and Construction

Plumbing Contractor's Licence Skill Set

Don’t let your opportunities go down the drain

In just six weeks of full-time study you'll have the necessary requirements to apply for your Plumbing Contractor’s Licence with the Plumbing Licensing Board. Or you can choose to specialise in drainage or backflow and water supply.

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(opens in a new tab) (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.

Skill set
National ID: CPC32612
State ID: J493
Industry Building and Construction
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Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Be ready for a career as a roof plumber

This apprenticeship course will give you the skills to use hand and power tools, cut and join sheet metal, install roof components and interpret plans.

Do you want a trades career working outdoors with a view?

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the roof plumbing and services industry.

The Certificate III in Roof Plumbing is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
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