CPC40920 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Program Details:

Qualification Code & Name: CPC40920 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Qualification Description:

This qualification reflects the role of an experienced plumbing service operator with advanced technical skills and/or responsibility for project design and supervision; or a hydraulic consultant responsible for designing hydraulic components and systems that meet client requirements and help in effective water management in domestic, commercial and industry contexts.

Occupational titles could include:

Plumbing contractor

Hydraulic designer

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 in some jurisdictions. 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 = 15

• 10 core units, plus
• 5 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:

BSBESB402 Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures

CPCCBC4012 Read and interpret plans and specifications

CPCPCM4011 Carry out work-based risk control processes

CPCPCM4012 Estimate and cost work

CPCPCM4015 Access and interpret regulatory requirements for the plumbing and services industry

CPCPDR4011 Design and size sanitary drainage systems

CPCPDR4012 Design and size stormwater drainage systems

CPCPGS4011 Design and size consumer gas installations

CPCPSN4011 Design and size sanitary plumbing systems

CPCPWT4011 Design and size heated and cold-water services and systems

Elective Units

BSBESB403 Plan finances for new business ventures

CPCCBC4002 Manage work health and safety in the building and construction workplace

CPCCBC4019 Apply sustainable building design principles to water management systems

CPCCBC4024 Resolve business disputes

CPCPCM4013 Produce 2-D architectural drawings using design software

Entry Requirements: For the operations stream, a candidate must hold a Certificate III in Plumbing or be authorised to undertake plumbing work by an Australian regulator/licensing body.

There are no entry requirements for the hydraulic services design pathway.


Career Opportunities:

Possible career opportunities emerging from the completion of Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services CPC40920 include:

Plumbing contractor

Fire services supervisor

Air conditioning technician

Specialist hydraulic designer