22569VIC Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship)

Award Course
This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding


This course lays the groundwork for an apprenticeship in the plumbing industry with a Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship). It provides you with the basic skills, knowledge and training in the plumbing field, and can be an important first step to your career as a plumber.


This qualification could lead to employment as a plumbing apprentice.


Certificate III in Plumbing, Certificate IV in Plumbing

Course Delivery

Classroom - Training will be delivered on site at SuniTAFE.

Entry Requirements

Applicants are required to undertake a Pre-Training Review to help confirm the course is suitable.

Expected Time to Complete

2 Years

Units & Assessment
Elective Units
Code Unit Name Hours Material
BSBWRT311 Write simple documents 30 $35.00
CPCCCM1015 Carry out measurements and calculations 20 $26.00
CPCCCM2001 Read and interpret plans and specifications 36 $46.80
CPCCWHS2001 Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry 20 $26.00
CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication 10 $15.00
CPCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 6 $19.50
CUAACD303 Produce technical drawings 50 $25.00
HLTAID010 Provide basic emergency life support 12 $15.00
VU23046 Apply basic sheet metal practices 50 $65.00
VU23047 Cut and penetrate building materials and structures 30 $39.00
VU23048 Fabricate simple plumbing pipe systems 30 $39.00
VU23049 Identify career pathways in the plumbing industry 30 $39.00
VU23050 Perform basic oxy-acetylene welding and cutting 20 $26.00
VU23051 Prepare to work in the plumbing industry 20 $26.00
VU23052 Use and apply basic levelling equipment for plumbing 8 $10.40
VU23053 Use basic electric welding equipment and techniques 20 $26.00
VU23054 Use basic plumbing hand tools 50 $65.00
VU23055 Use basic power tools 20 $26.00
VU23056 Use plumbing pipes, fittings and fixtures to simulate plumbing installations 30 $39.00
Your particular units of study will be determined from the core and elective units required for this qualification.

RPL is a formal assessment process that recognises relevant skills and knowledge you have already gained through previous training, work and life experiences. Contact the Institute today to discuss your options for RPL.

Indicative Fees

Self-Funded $2,782

Free TAFE for Priority Courses is a Victorian Government program that covers your tuition fees to study in selected courses at TAFE, if you’re eligible. Eligibility criteria apply. Free TAFE on selected courses only. Other fees and charges may apply. See www.freetafe.vic.gov.au.

Average total fees include designated materials and will vary according to your specific unit choices and other factors.

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

For information on refunds in relation to withdrawals, transfers and cancellations refer to the following policies and procedures.
Refund of Course Fees Policy
Student Withdrawal and Refund of Course Fees Procedure

Please visit our Fees and Charges page for more information.
Intake Campus Course Details
2024 February Mildura Campus Part Time, Classroom, Full Year, VET Delivered to Secondary Students