CPC32620 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: CPC32620 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Qualification Description:

This qualification reflects the role of a person installing, maintaining and repairing flashings, metal roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes, and other accessories on residential, industrial and commercial buildings.

Occupational titles could include:

Roof plumber

This qualification includes units of competency common to other qualifications in the plumbing industry as well as roof plumbing specialist units of competency and can provide a pathway to further learning and work in the plumbing industry.

The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.

Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

This is a licenced occupation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

Qualification Requirements: Total number of units = 23

• 20 core units, plus
• 3 elective units

Delivery Mode/s:

Zoom online-based face to Face blended learning -online (Moodle) Check the timetable with student services.

Units of Competency:

Core Units:

CPCCCM2008* – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2012* – Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001 – Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

CPCPCM2040* – Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials

CPCPCM2041 – Work effectively in the plumbing services sector

CPCPCM2043 – Carry out WHS requirements

CPCPCM2047* – Carry out levelling

CPCPCM2048* – Cut and join sheet metal

CPCPCM2055* – Work safely on roofs

CPCPCM3021* – Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

CPCPCM3024* – Prepare simple drawings

CPCPRF2022* – Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

CPCPRF2023* – Collect and store roof water

CPCPRF3022* – Fabricate and install roof drainage systems

CPCPRF3023* – Fabricate and install external flashings

CPCPRF3024* – Install roof components

CPCPRF3025* – Install roof coverings to curved roof structures

CPCPRF3026* – Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings

HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

Elective Units

CPCCPB3015* – Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems

CPCCRI3001 – Operate personnel and materials hoists

CPCCST2005* – Carry out load slinging of off-site materials

Entry Requirements: No entry requirements for this qualification.


Construction Trade Qualifications (CTQ) will provide you with the skills needed to succeed in the building and construction industry. Whether you’re interested in improving your job opportunities or achieving a trade outcome,

the CPC32620 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing will provide graduates with a trade outcome in roof plumbing.

Career Opportunities:

Occupations relevant to this qualification in industry sectors such as building trades include:
Roof plumber


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