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Course Details - Plumbing Pathways (Paralowie R-12 School)

NASSSA TitlePlumbing Pathways
Qualification Plumbing Pathways
Qualification NotesA Statement of Attainment will be issued for competencies attained in partial completion of CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing.
RTOPeer (National Code 7027)
Host OrganisationParalowie R-12 School
Course Length2 Semesters (1 year)
Course DescriptionThe Plumbing Industry has had a long history as one of the traditional trades areas. There are a number of well recognised areas of engagement: • Domestic • Commercial• Retail Since plumbing is integrally linked with the Building and Construction Industry, there is a continuous demand for qualified plumbers and associated apprenticeship opportunities for young people. Completing this certificate can lead onto other areas of the Building and Construction Industry. Students will need to demonstrate their skills on and off site, completing both theory and practical components. Students will be involved in many activities including visits to worksites and working with new materials.
PathwaysThis is a pathway to any trade in the Plumbing streams – Eg. Water, gas fitting, roofing, mechanical services, fire protection and irrigation.
Entry RequirementsNil.
Other RequirementsStudents are required to bring an exercise book and pens and pencils. Students must be willing to undertake both theory and practical components of the course.
Delivery Location(s)Paralowie R-12 School, Whites Road, Paralowie, SA, 5108
B-Block Design and Technology building. Room B42 plumbing workshop and theory classroom.
Dates and Times34 weekly sessions at Paralowie R-12 School on Thursdays from 09:00 until 15:00.
Commencement date 04/02/21.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 2, 40 SACE credits
288 Nominal Hours.
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry6 nominal hours
 HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support8 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements50 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2046AUse plumbing hand and power tools40 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2045AHandle and store plumbing materials6 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2055AWork safely on roofs20 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2052AWeld using oxy acetylene equipment16 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2053AWeld using manual metal arc welding equipment16 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2049ACut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment8 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2050AMark out materials20 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2048ACut and join sheet metal8 nominal hours
 CPCPCM3021AFlash penetrations through roofs and walls18 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2047ACarry out levelling6 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2054ACarry out simple concreting and rendering16 nominal hours
 CPCPCM3023AFabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping12 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2041AWork effectively in the plumbing and services sector15 nominal hours
 CPCPDR2021ALocate and clear blockages8 nominal hours
 CPCPDR2024AInstall stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems15 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$2,850.00 including GST
$200 of the training cost is a material fee.
Other CostsTo be advised
Students are required to supply and wear their own steel-capped safety boots, and navy or black work pants. PPE will be provided. No shorts are permitted.

Hi- Vis shirts will be provided by PEER.
Cost NotesDepartment for Education Non-NASSSA students enrolling will incur a $50.00 additional Administration fee (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses). Non-Department for Education students enrolling will incur a $250.00 administration fee. (Full year course – pro rata for semester/term courses) Enrolments for both these groups of students MUST be done through the WebVET Administrator.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   12
Selection ProcessSchool recommendation.
Orientation DetailsCourse orientation occurs during the first training session.
Public Transport401 from Salisbury Station.
Contact PersonMr An Ngo, Phone 8182 7222, Mobile 0427 017 493, Email
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