- Course Code
- July 2015
- Study Area
- Trades & Licensing
- Mode & Length
- Full Time (4 days per week, 15 weeks)
- 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.
- Training Facilities
- Plumbing students train using the latest technology and
- 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.
- Careers & Pathways
- Career Opportunities
- Plumbing and Gas Fitting Apprenticeships
- 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.
- Apply & Enrol
- 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
- Applicants will need to have completed at least Year 10 or
- Attend an interview and selection process.
- 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 with evidence of eligibility documentation*, with payment, and any concession card (not valid for Diploma and Advanced Diploma level courses) to the Customer Service Centre at any of our campuses.
Please contact the Customer Service Centre with any questions regarding the enrolment process.
* For detail information please go to http://www.swtafe.vic.edu.au/students/now-to-enrol/enrolment-process/
- Unique Student Identifier
- If you are studying nationally recognised training in Australia, you are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and results for training completed from 1 January 2015 onwards. One of the main benefits of the USI is the ability to provide you with easy access to your training records and results throughout your life and this will assist you when applying for a job or enrolling in further study. You are required to have a USI at the time of enrolment – especially if you want to use VET Fee Help to defer your fees. To apply online or get more information go to www.usi.gov.au.
- Fees & Charges
- Victorian Training Guarantee
- The Victorian Training Guarantee makes 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. It provides funding to support the training of every eligible person seeking to undertake accredited training at South West TAFE.
Eligibility to access the Victorian Training Guarantee varies on individual circumstances such as citizenship, age and prior educational history.
Speak with a Customer Service Officer on 1300 648 911 to determine your eligibility for each course
- Tuition Fees
The following tables outline the tuition fees per unit for the Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-Apprenticeship) .You will be required to enrol in and complete all Core Units, however, you will make a selection of units from the Electives depending on the requirements of the qualification and/or your employer (if applicable).
The “Student Pays” price displayed is for government subsidised training. The Government subsidised Tuition Fee for this course is $3.10 per hour.
There are a number of criteria that you will need to meet in order to be eligible for support from the Victorian Training Guarantee (VTG). If you don’t meet those criteria you will be a full fee paying student.
If you meet all eligibility criteria and hold a current healthcare or pension card, you may be eligible to receive a fee concession. The concession rate is applicable for Certificate I to Certificate IV courses only.
For more information regarding full fee pricing and concession rates, contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 648 911 or email@example.com.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may also apply such as materials and amenities.
- Core Units
|TDMMB3607B||Prepare a small vessel's machinery for sea within the limits of responsibility of a Marine Engine Dr||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMF3907B||Maintain running log within the limits of responsibility of a Marine Engine Driver Grade 3||10||$105.00||$31.00
|TDMMR1807B||Operate deck machinery installed on a small vessel of less than 750 KW propulsion power||10||$105.00||$31.00
|TDMMR1907B||Safely handle and stow explosive and flammable materials||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMB1907B||Carry out basic hull servicing||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMR6107A||Use and care for hand and power tools on a small vessel||40||$420.00||$124.00
- Elective Units
|TDMME1107A||Contribute to effective communications and teamwork on a coastal vessel||50||$525.00||$155.00
|TDMMF1007B||Provide elementary first aid||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMF1107B||Survive at sea in the event of vessel abandonment||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMF5407A||Observe safety and emergency procedures on a coastal vessel||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMF5507A||Fight and extinguish fires on board a coastal vessel||30||$315.00||$93.00
|TDMMR3007B||Operate and carry out basic service checks on small vessel marine propulsion systems||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMR3107B||Operate and carry out basic servicing on auxiliary systems||40||$420.00||$124.00
|TDMMU507B||Ensure compliance with environmental considerations in a small domestic vessel||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMR3207B||Operate and carry out basic routine servicing of marine extra low and low voltage electrical systems||20||$210.00||$62.00
|TDMMR5407B||Carry out refuelling and fuel transfer operations||20||$210.00||$62.00
- Student Support
- 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.