QUALIFICATION

Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic Services Design)


National Code: CPC40912
TAFE SA Code: TP00770


Description

Are you a qualified plumber or gasfitter who would like to obtain a speciality licence in hydraulic services? The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services is a nationally recognised technical qualification. It covers identifying hazards and risks, interpreting plans and specifications, designing and sizing systems, and estimating and costing projects. Enhance your employment opportunities in domestic, commercial, and multi-storey building projects with this specialist certification.

To meet the current and future industry skills for the Plumbing Industry, the current qualification CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services has been superseded and the new qualification CPC40920 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services has been endorsed by Artibus Innovations. This qualification will be delivered commencing Semester 1, 2023.

Duration
Example Career Profile
Print Course Page
24 months 

Part Time

Plumber

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
Code
Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled

Course Admission Requirements

  • Be currently employed as a consultant in hydraulics and provide evidence of this before an offer can be made OR
  • Certificate III in Plumbing or Gasfitting
If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by date of application to this course
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 24 month course
Subsidised
$1,022
$4,087
Concession
$501
$2,002

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. The eligibility check below is an indication only and does not confirm your eligibility status. Eligibility verification will take place during the enrolment process and may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,805
$15,221

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary. Fee updates will be available prior to offers being made.

    • TAFE SA will contact you to verify your employment status if you do not have a Certificate III in Plumbing or Gasfitting. To access subsidised training you will be required to undertake the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA).
    • Students wishing to access subsidised training will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills
    • Reading, writing and numeracy skills are assessed using the Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA). This assessment is used to determine whether you will be required to undertake additional support units alongside your qualification or undertake a pathway course before commencing your chosen qualification. If you receive an offer, more information will be provided at your enrolment session.
    • This qualification has been superseded and will change in 2023. You can still apply for this course and you will be supported to transfer into the new qualification once it becomes available. This may result in changes to the course structure, content and fees.
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

    Read More

    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

    Read More

  • Employment Outcomes

    This course provides an outcome for specialist plumbing services tradespersons and operators seeking to add to their technical skills.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (Hydraulic Services Design) (CPC40912)
    This course covers identifying hazards and risk, interpreting plans and specifications, risk management and estimating/costing work. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 12 core units and 3 elective units.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.

    93%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.
    88%*
    of TAFE SA graduates would recommend their training.



    * 2021 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of elective units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all elective units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Apply codes and standards to building trade and services contracting 40
    Carry out work-based risk control processes 24
    Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems 35
    Design and size heated and cold water services and systems 80
    Design and size sanitary drainage systems 40
    Design and size sanitary plumbing systems 50
    Design and size stormwater drainage systems 45
    Estimate and cost work 40
    Identify hazards and assess OHS risks 60
    Read and interpret plans and specifications 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Design and size consumer gas installations 60
    Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices 40
    Manage occupational health and safety in the building and construction workplace 40
    Prepare simple building sketches and drawings 40
    Produce 2-D architectural drawings using CAD software 40
︿
Back to Top