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Course Details - 22569VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre Apprenticeship) - Mount Barker High School

AHSPs TitlePlumbing (Pre Apprenticeship)
Qualification22569VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre Apprenticeship)
RTOPEER (National Code 7027)
Host OrganisationMount Barker High School
Course Length3 semesters (1.5 years)
55 weeks - starting in 2022 and concluding at the end of Semester 1, 2023
Course DescriptionThrough a mix of face to face classroom based theory and practical workshop tasks, this course will provide students with a range of practical skills and knowledge to work effectively in the plumbing and services sector and will prepare you for a pathway to an Apprenticeship. The course will ensure you learn about safe work practices, how to use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations, basic sheet metal practices and basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting. This course will give students plumbing skills to apply for an Apprenticeship and start their career in the industry. Employers often prefer applicants who have undertaken a Certificate II in Plumbing Pre Apprenticeship.
PathwaysOn completion of this course, students may complete under a contract of training: CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing CPC32513 Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services) CPC32612 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing
Entry RequirementsStudents in Year 11 will need to demonstrate a genuine interest or experience in the plumbing industry. Students in Year 11 will also need to undertake the VET Readiness Orientation (VETRO) process in Semester 2, 2021 via a referral process completed at their Home School using an online form. Once the Home School has completed the referral process, students will be required to undertake a Snapshot Reading and Numeracy Assessment to demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy ability.
Other RequirementsStudents will need to bring the following: charged laptop, scientific calculator, pencil, ruler, notebook and school diary. Students will be required to wear closed shoes when in the classroom and steel capped boots when completing practical/workshop activities. Students will be required to wear their school uniform from weeks 1 to 4. 100% cotton long sleeve shirt will be supplied by PEER after week 4. Students will be required to wear long pants (no polyster brands).
Delivery Location(s)Mount Barker High School, 2 Wellington Road, Mount Barker, SA, 5251
Trade Training Centre, Mount Barker High School, 2 Wellington Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
Dates and Times55 weekly sessions at Mount Barker High School on Wednesdays from 08:45 until 15:15.
Commencement date 09/02/22.
Training day may change in 2023.
Work Placement0 days
Work placement is not a requirement of this qualification.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 65 SACE credits
Units Of Competency
CoreCPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policices and procedures in the construction industry20 nominal hours
 CPCCWHS1001Prepare to work safely in the construction industry6 nominal hours
 HLTAID002Provide basic emergency life support12 nominal hours
 CPCPCM2039ACarry out interactive workplace communication10 nominal hours
 VU23054Use basic plumbing hand tools50 nominal hours
 VU23055Use basic power tools20 nominal hours
 CPCCCM1015Carry out measurements and calculations20 nominal hours
 VU23046Apply basic sheet metal practices50 nominal hours
 CPCCCM2001Read and interpret plans and specifications36 nominal hours
 CUAACD303Produce technical drawings50 nominal hours
 BSBWRT311Write simple documents30 nominal hours
 VU23050Perform basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting20 nominal hours
 VU23053Use basic electric welding equipment and techniques20 nominal hours
 VU23049Identify career pathways in the plumbing industry30 nominal hours
 VU23051Prepare to work in the plumbing industry20 nominal hours
 VU23052Use and apply basic levelling equipment for plumbing8 nominal hours
 VU23048Fabricate simple plumbing pipe systems30 nominal hours
 VU23056Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations30 nominal hours
 VU23047Cut and penetrate building materials and structures30 nominal hours
Nominal hours are used for SACE purposes and are not reflective of actual delivery hours
Training Cost$220.00 GST exempt
This training cost may vary in 2022 and does not include consumables.

This training cost is the gap fee payable after subsidised government funding from the Department for Innovation and Skills (VFSS).

For DfE families who qualify for School Card, there may be no cost for this course.

Please refer to your school's VET Coordinator for further information.

Non-member schools - an additional 15% admin levy up to a maximum of $250.00 per student.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   14
Selection ProcessStudents will be required to sit a pre-entry plumbing aptitude test (SRNI) and interview.
Contact PersonMr Nathan Doble, Phone 8391 1599, Email
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