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CPC40912

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Overview

To satisfy Tasmanian licensing requirements, TasTAFE Plumbing team provide training and assessment solutions through 3 specific delivery pathways.

1. SELECTED UNITS FOR LICENSING,/b>

You may not wish to be licensed in all streams. As such you do not need to complete the full Certificate IV but are able to choose only those units required for Certifier licensing.

For example:

1. If you only wished to be licensed in Sanitary and Water, you would need to complete the following:

 4 x Common Core units

o 3 x Water units

o 1 x Sanitary unit

2. If you only wished to be licensed in Gas and Water, you would only need to complete the following:

 4 x Common Core units

o 2 x Gas units

o 3 x Water units

Remember, the 4 x Common Core units must be done by all students. Once you know what you want to achieve, use this course guide to help you book into the relevant units as per the schedule of dates.

2. ROOF PLUMBING AND GAS FITTING - SPECIALIST LICENSING

If you are a specialist Roof Plumber or Gas Fitter, you are not eligible to complete the full Cert IV Plumbing and Services – Operations Stream as you have not attained competency in the other Cert III plumbing streams. As such your unit selections are restricted as follows:

 Roof Plumbing

o 4 x Common Core units

 1 x Roof unit

 Gas Fitting

o 4 x Common Core units

 2 x Gas units

Having attained competency in these areas you may apply to CBOS for Certifier licensing

UNITS NEEDED FOR STREAM LICENSING

There are specific units required for plumbing license categories and these have been agreed to by all State and Territory Governments. National plumbing license units

The 4 common core units below are mandatory Common Core

 Read and interpret plans and,specifications

 Estimate and cost work

 Identify hazards and assess OHS risks

 Carry out work-based risk control processes

Select the units you require below to match the stream you want to be licensed in Sanitary

 Design and size sanitary plumbing systems Drainage

 Design and size sanitary drainage systems

 Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems

 Design and size stormwater drainage systems Water

 Design and size heated and cold water services and systems

 Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices

 Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices Roof

 Design and size roof drainage systems Gas

 Design and size consumer gas installations

 Service Type A gas appliances Mech. Services

 Design, size and layout heating and cooling systems

 Commission air and water system

Learning outcomes:

The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services – Operations Stream, is aimed solely at qualified plumbers who need to extend their operational trade knowledge and satisfy business licensing needs.
So that you choose the delivery model most suited to your circumstances you must first do the following:
 Familiarise yourself with Tasmanian Plumbing Licensing requirements through the CBOS website.
 Read this booklet in detail. Be aware that only brief licensing details are included
here.
There are three main license levels for Tasmanian plumbers:
1. Practitioner – having completed your Certificate III and apprenticeship, you must apply for a Practitioner license within one calendar month in order to work without supervision. A ‘practitioner’
must be employed and cannot sign for or ‘Certify’ work. NOTE: There is no Practitioner level for gas fitters. Only a Certifier can carry out gas work.
2. Certifier – a plumbing Practitioner who
wants to ‘Certify’ work and supervise
other practitioners must complete the
relevant units from this qualification and
apply for the license through CBOS. A
Certifier may be employed but may also
be self-employed (coupled with a
Contractor license)
3. Contractor – A contractor may be a
Certifier or indeed may have no trade but
in this instance must employ a Certifier in
the range of work undertaken
As a minimum, plumbing practitioners who
wish to apply for ‘Certifier’ licensing must
complete the following:
 4 x Common Core units
 The unit/s required in each stream that
they wish to be licensed in
To confirm the actual units required for
the primary Certifier license categories,
please refer to page 4 of this booklet.

Pre-requisites

This is a nationally accredited qualification that is called up through Tasmanian legislation to meet the educational requirements of plumbers wanting to attain ‘Certifier’ licensing under the occupational Licensing Act (2005).
Plumbing licensing is administered by Consumer, Building and Occupational Services (CBOS) with the Department of Justice.
Licensing information: www.justice.tas.gov.au/licensing_and_accreditation
The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services – Operations Stream, is aimed solely at qualified plumbers who need to extend their operational trade knowledge and satisfy business licensing needs.
So that you choose the delivery model most suited to your circumstances you must first do the following:
 Familiarise yourself with Tasmanian Plumbing Licensing requirements through the CBOS website.
 Read this booklet in detail. Be aware that only brief licensing details are included here.
PLUMBING LICENSING (TAS)
There are three main license levels for Tasmanian plumbers:
1. Practitioner – having completed your Certificate III and apprenticeship, you must apply for a Practitioner license within one calendar month in order to work without supervision. A ‘practitioner’ must be employed and cannot sign for or ‘Certify’ work. NOTE: There is no Practitioner level for gas fitters. Only a Certifier can carry out gas work.

2. Certifier – a plumbing Practitioner who wants to ‘Certify’ work and supervise other practitioners must complete the relevant units from this qualification and apply for the license through CBOS. A Certifier may be employed but may also be self-employed (coupled with a Contractor license)

3. Contractor – A contractor may be a Certifier or indeed may have no trade but in this instance must employ a Certifier in the range of work undertaken As a minimum, plumbing practitioners who wish to apply for ‘Certifier’ licensing must complete the following:

 4 x Common Core units

 The unit/s required in each stream that they wish to be licensed in

To confirm the actual units required for the primary Certifier license categories, please refer to page 4 of this booklet.

Resources Required

Specific pre-requisites apply to the course itself and some units of competency. A prerequisite is something that must be done first before you can progress to the next stage.

BASIC PRE-REQUISITES Entry into this qualification is based upon the following requirements:
 Applicants must be a qualified plumber holding ‘Practitioner’ or existing ‘Certifier’
licensing
 Apprentices who have completed ALL campus-based training may be eligible for entry. However, this is considered on an individual basis and is subject to an interview. UNIT PRE-REQUISITES Some units must be completed before progressing past a certain point. These include:
2x Common Core Courses (all 4 units)
 Plans and Cost Estimation Course (2xCommon Core units) – this is the first pre-requisite course for all subsequent units in the qualification. The course includes important skills in plan-reading, interpretation and drawing that are used repeatedly throughout the qualification.
 WHS and Risk Assessment Course (2xCommon Core units) – this is the second pre-requisite course. Once all 4x Common Core units are complete you are able to move onto the specific stream
units that you require
 Restricted Electrical License Course – Prior to commencing the unit ‘Service Type A gas appliances’ you must complete the following units:
o UEENEEE101A - Apply OHS Regulations, Codes & Practices in the workplace and various units below as
o UEENEEP013A - Disconnect - reconnect control devices connected to low voltage installation wiring
o UEENEEP014A - Disconnect - reconnect water heaters connected to low voltage installation wiring
O UEENEEP015A - Disconnect - reconnect motors connected to low voltage installation wiring
If you have completed an earlier version of REL please contact us to confirm units with current Licensing requirements.
NOTE: The REL course is not an integral part of the Cert IV in Plumbing and Services qualification and as such will require you to seek funding assistance from the TBCITB prior to commencement.

Course Credits

Upon completion of each unit you will be issued the normal Statement of Attainment plus anadditional Statement of Attendance that will formally detail the number of CPD points earned.This evidence will be required for your licence renewal. It is up to you to maintain such records. So that your CPD records are not lost, you can create a personal evidence profile by setting up an account in www.cpdtoolbox.com.au

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Who to contact

Client Services TasTAFE
1300 655 307

info@tastafe.tas.edu.au

Cost

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Course Date

Scheduling of this course is subject to customer demand.

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Hours

138 hours per attendee

About the Training Provider

TasTAFE

TasTAFE is the largest vocational education and training provider in Tasmania. Offering close to 300 courses and operating from 11 campuses statewide, TasTAFE leads the development of Tasmania’s skilled workforce. A supportive environment empowers students and creates job ready employees to meet industry demand. RTO Code 60142

Contact the Training Provider

Client Services TasTAFE
1300 655 307
info@tastafe.tas.edu.au

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