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Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services - Operations Stream

  • Certificate

Take your plumbing career to the next level with a Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services at Melbourne Polytechnic. This partial qualification can help you enhance your opportunities by developing the skills and knowledge you'll need to apply for...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
3 years part-time
Course Code
CPC40912
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb

About this course

Deepen your technical skills

Take your plumbing career to the next level with a Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services at Melbourne Polytechnic. This partial qualification can help you enhance your opportunities by developing the skills and knowledge you'll need to apply for specialist plumbing licences. These skills include water, drainage, sanitary, roofing and gas fitting. The plumbing industry is projected to grow at an annual rate of 2.2% from 2019 to 2024, making now the perfect time to grow your skill-set and gain a competitive edge.

Hands-on learning in a supportive environment

Learn how to design and manage specialist projects such as sanitary drainage systems, stormwater systems, consumer gas installations and more. Our experienced staff are fully qualified plumbers who apply real world standards on every learning exercise and project you'll undertake. With Melbourne Polytechnic's high-end training facilities, you can build your expertise and confidence in workspaces that simulate specific tasks. You'll join some of the best in the business, as our plumbing students have a reputation for excellence, receiving industry recognition at the Plumbing and Fire Industry Awards and Master Plumbers Awards.

Secure your future with a dynamic skill-set

Plumbers with specialised skills are in high demand. Once you complete this course, you'll be equipped with a broad range of skills that might see you working on a wide variety of building sites and projects, with the ability to earn higher specialist wages. With broadened expertise, you'll have the flexibility to respond to market demands as you find your passion in the plumbing trade.

Entry requirements

To undertake the Certificate IV subjects and be eligible for a VBA license, you must have completed a Certificate III in Plumbing or be a registered plumber.

Study locations

Heidelberg

Career pathways

Once you complete this course, you'll be equipped with a broad range of skills that might see you working on a wide variety of building sites and projects.

  • Commercial Plumber
  • Domestic Plumber
  • Subcontractor

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.