Diploma of Plumbing and Services
This qualification provides an outcome for:
specialist and senior plumbers, fire services professionals and air conditioning and mechanical services professionals with advanced technical skill requirements
experienced professionals who are pursuing management roles within the plumbing and services industry.
Occupational titles may include:
Fire services technician
Air conditioning and mechanical services technician
The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as specialist streams:
The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.
Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.