Basic Plumbing Awareness for Environmental Health Officers


Are you an environmental health officer? This course is designed to help you gain a basic understanding of waste disposal systems for one- and two-storey domestic buildings. Recognised and endorsed by SA Health, this course will provide insight into plumbing standards including drainage and underfloor installations, septic tanks with on-site disposal, aerobic wastewater treatment systems with irrigation layout, and more. Plus you will be invited to attend a full-day field trip to visit a number of construction sites to learn more about waste disposal.

  • This course is for Environmental Health Officers. Suitable attire and protective clothing are required for the field based components of the course.
  • Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems (CPCPDR4013B)

    Install below ground sanitary drainage systems (CPCPDR3022A)

    Install discharge pipes (CPCPSN3022A)

    Install domestic treatment plants (CPCPDR2022A)

    Install on-site disposal systems (CPCPDR3023A)

    Install pre-treatment facilities (CPCPSN3025A)

    Install trench support (RIICCM210D)

    Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system (CPCPDR3021A)

    Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system (CPCPSN3011B)

Short Course Delivery Locations Some short courses can provide accreditation for industry-specific registration, while others merely provide skills and knowledge in the subject area. Concession prices are available for some courses.

Start Date

Mon 25 May 20

End Date

Thu 28 May 20

Class Times
Monday to Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
4 days x 8 hours
Cost Information
Includes course notes, materials on Australian standards, morning tea, lunch and field trip.



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