This is a Free TAFE for Priority Course. Find out about your eligibility

Start your professional plumbing career here

Become a licensed plumber and expand your employment opportunities in the field.

When you successfully complete the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services, you’ll be able to work on a broad range of plumbing jobs.

You’ll learn design and sizing skills in the main classes of plumbing such as sanitary drainage systems, stormwater drainage systems, domestic treatment plant disposal systems, consumer gas installations, heating and cooling systems, roof drainage systems, sanitary plumbing systems, heated and cold water services and systems.

To be eligible to apply for a licence in one or more class of Plumbing the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) have five mandatory subjects that must be completed:

• Establish legal and risk management requirements of new business ventures
• Read and interpret plans and specifications
• Carry out work-based risk control processes
• Estimate and cost work
• Access and interpret regulatory requirements for the plumbing and services industry

Along with at least one unit of study in the main class of your choice.

Dandenong: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, or Thursday and Friday, 7.30am - 4pm, depending on units of study.

Free TAFE Pathways

In addition to being a Free TAFE course, this course is also part of the Free TAFE Pathways initiative.

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Part Time, 2 years.
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Please note: Students may be required to undertake an assessment of their literacy and numeracy as part of their application process.

Nationally Recognised Training logoChisholm is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides Nationally Recognised Training (NRT). This means you can be assured that our training will provide you with a qualification that is recognised and respected across Australia.

Chisholm courses are subject to minimum and maximum group numbers. Courses may be cancelled or postponed if minimum numbers are not achieved by the start date of the course. Courses may close prior to the start date if the maximum numbers are reached. In that situation, eligible applicants will be offered a place in the next available intake.