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Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22138VIC)

Campus: Warrnambool
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Full Time (Four days per week, 15 weeks)
Commencement Date: July 2014 - Warrnambool
Application: Direct Entry

  • Course Description
  • Plumbing is a reliable and generally well-paying trade. As the construction industry continues to boom, our plumbing graduates find themselves in high demand!
    During this course students train using the latest plumbing technology and machinery including, solar, gas and electric heating systems and welding facilities, giving graduates a sound understanding of both plumbing and gas-fitting.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Plumbing and Gas Fitting Apprenticeships

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress your career, achieve your potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication,teamwork,problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology.

      A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills. training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • The Certificate II in Plumbing provides a pathway to further study at South West TAFE. Credits from the Certificate II in Plumbing can be used towards the Certificate III in Plumbing (Apprenticeship), which is the plumber’s trade qualification.

    • Training Facilities
    • Plumbing students train using the latest technology and machinery, including:
      • solar, gas and electric heating systems
      • simulated mains and tank water systems
      • automatic bender and guillotine
      • split system air conditioning units
      • multi-storey complex with simulated fit-out areas
      • classrooms that incorporate computers
      • Modern Workshops which include facilities for sheetmetal fabrication, welding of various types of pipes including anitary, drainage water and gas.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      • Applicants will need to have completed at least Year 10 or equivalent
      • Attend an interview and selection process.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www. swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An Enrolment Form is available from the Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, this must be taken (plus proof of identification – preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence), with payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
      Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:

      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways & Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Student learning support including Literacy and Numeracy is available through the Centre of Education via the Learning Support Unit. Please ring 03 5564 8506 for further information..

Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) (22138VIC)

Campus: Warrnambool
Study Area: Trades & Licensing
Mode & Length: Full Time (Four days per week, 15 weeks)
Commencement Date: July 2014 - Warrnambool
Application: Direct Entry
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  • Course Description
  • Plumbing is a reliable and generally well-paying trade. As the construction industry continues to boom, our plumbing graduates find themselves in high demand!
    During this course students train using the latest plumbing technology and machinery including, solar, gas and electric heating systems and welding facilities, giving graduates a sound understanding of both plumbing and gas-fitting.

  • Career Opportunities
    • Plumbing and Gas Fitting Apprenticeships

    • Employability Skills
    • Employability skills are the skills required to gain employment, progress your career, achieve your potential and succeed in the workplace. Employability skills cover communication,teamwork,problem solving, initiative and enterprise, planning and organising, self management, learning and technology.

      A summary of the employability skills developed through this qualification can be downloaded from http:/employabilityskills. training.com.au

    • Pathways & Value Adding to Your Course
    • The Certificate II in Plumbing provides a pathway to further study at South West TAFE. Credits from the Certificate II in Plumbing can be used towards the Certificate III in Plumbing (Apprenticeship), which is the plumber’s trade qualification.

    • Training Facilities
    • Plumbing students train using the latest technology and machinery, including:
      • solar, gas and electric heating systems
      • simulated mains and tank water systems
      • automatic bender and guillotine
      • split system air conditioning units
      • multi-storey complex with simulated fit-out areas
      • classrooms that incorporate computers
      • Modern Workshops which include facilities for sheetmetal fabrication, welding of various types of pipes including anitary, drainage water and gas.

    • Application and Entry Requirements
    • This course is available via Direct Entry.
      Direct Entry - apply directly to the Institute by speaking to the Course Coordinator. Details available from the Customer Service Centre.
      • Applicants will need to have completed at least Year 10 or equivalent
      • Attend an interview and selection process.

    • Skills Recognition
    • Skills Recognition is an assessment process that acknowledges that a person has satisfied the requirements of a module (subject) or unit of competency either through previous study (credit transfer) or through work or life experience (recognition of prior learning).

      You can undertake a recognition assessment for individual units in most courses offered through South West TAFE. The process requires you to be able to provide evidence of competence. For information on how to apply and costs read our RPL Procedure available at www. swtafe.vic.edu.au/RPL or contact the Customer Service Centre.

    • Credits & Exemptions
    • South West TAFE undertakes the granting of status or credit to students for modules (subjects) or units of competency, they have completed or it has been assessed and deemed equivalent, at South West TAFE or another institution or training organisation.

    • Victorian Training Guarantee
    • The Victorian Training Guarantee is making TAFE training more accessible to people who do not have a post-school qualification or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already have. For every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE, the Victorian Training Guarantee will provide funding to support that training.
      Eligibility for access to a Victorian Training Guarantee government supported place will depend on certain factors such as citizenship, age and prior educational history. Please speak with your Course Coordinator or the Customer Service Centre to determine your eligibility.

    • Enrolment Process
    • Once the selection and eligibility process for this course has been finalised, the enrolment process can begin.
      An Enrolment Form is available from the Course Coordinator and must be signed by the Course Coordinator, prior to enrolling. Once the Course Coordinator has signed the Enrolment Form, this must be taken (plus proof of identification – preferably photo id such as a passport or driver’s licence), with payment, and any concession card to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
      Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.

    • Fees and Charges
    • For information regarding 2014 course costs please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911.

    • Student Support
    • When choosing your study options with South West TAFE, prospective students can access the Course Advisor to assist with decision making.

      Once you are a student with South West TAFE, a comprehensive support network is available to assist with study, work and social related issues including:

      • Disability Support Team and Koorie Education Officer.
      • Education Pathway Officers are available for Support in the enrolment process, Course Options, Information Sessions, Fee payment options, TAFE and University Pathways, Career Pathways & Campus Tours
      • The library - available to provide study support and access to computers outside the classrooms.
      • Student learning support including Literacy and Numeracy is available through the Centre of Education via the Learning Support Unit. Please ring 03 5564 8506 for further information..