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This group of tradespersons comprises a number of specialised areas, including plumbers, gasfitters, roof plumbers, drainers, fire protection workers and irrigation installers. Learn how to use plumbing hand and power tools, handle and store plumbing materials and operate elevated work platforms. You will cover such topics such as drainage, gas fitting, roof plumbing, water stream and sanitary. Gasfitters work with gas lines and gas related appliances, including hot water systems and space heating systems.

What type of course are you looking for?
National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
G021P G021P Introduction to Trade Maths
Short Course Face to face (class room)
Kalgoorlie Campus
mathematics, subtraction, addition, trade, engineering, entry, percentage, fundamental, algebra, geometry, G021P

Gain an understanding of basic applied mathematics

The objective of this Trade Maths course is to provide a practical understanding of basic mathematical practices.

This course is designed for students wanting to pursue a career in engineering studies as well as anybody wanting to improve their current mathematical skills. 

Topics covered include:

  • adding, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole numbers, decimals and fractions
  • calculate percentage for use in a variety of situations
  • apply fundamental operations related to measurements, and
  • apply some basic algebraic and geometric functions to every day situations.

 

Certification

Upon successful completion students will be issued with a Certificate of Participation

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol:

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack. 

CPC32413 J787 Plumbing
Half price
Certificate III Geraldton Campus
, TAFE18, Q000000, Building and Construction, Q000012, Plumbing and Gas

Does your career pipe dream involve real pipes?

When you complete the Certificate III in Plumbing you'll be looking at an in demand (and possibly lucrative) career as a plumber, or gasfitter.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the construction industry, how to safely install, alter, and repair pipe work services and appliances to suit domestic, commercial and industrial needs, cold and hot water supply, gas supply, sewage, waste and rainwater disposal, how to install and repair roofing, gutters and drain pipes, and how to make buildings waterproof, and workplace health and safety.

Personal requirements:

  • Enjoy practical work
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work at heights and in various weather conditions
  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job, and
  • Good interpersonal skills and good mobility.

Some of the knowledge and skills you will gain are:

  • Preparing and/or studying plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials needed.
  • Finding and marking positions for connections, measuring pipes and marking cutting or bending lines, then cutting holes through walls and floors to accommodate pipes.
  • Cutting, threading and bending pipes, assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings, and joining pipe sections and securing pipes.
  • Testing lines as required by local plumbing regulations.
  • Installing equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, heating and cooling systems, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters and solar water heating systems, and fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and industrial processing units.
  • Welding and braising pipework (steel, copper, plastic and stainless steel).
  • System testing and commissioning.
  • Maintaining and repairing plumbing systems.

 

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KAA19 White Card Skill Set
Skill sets
Skill set Face to face (class room)
Skill set
Northam Campus
construction, OH&S, Worksafe, induction, safety, work place, builder, white card, KAA19, carpentry, building, plumbing, industry, electrical, bricklaying, plastering

Enter and work on a construction site 

You will gain the basic knowledge to safely enter and work on a construction site and includes hazard identification and prevention of workplace accidents and injures. Under Work Health and Safety Legislation you must have a White Card  to enter a construction site. 

Topics covered include:

  • Health and safety requirements
  • Construction hazards and control measures
  • Health and safety communication and reporting process
  • Incident and emergency response procedures 
     

Course Content

The below nationally recognised unit of competency is included in this course:

CPCCWHS1001          Prepare to work safely in the construction industry 

 

Certification 

Upon successful completion you will receive a Statement of Attainment.

Students will also receive their White Card. 

 

Enrolment & Enquiries

For more information about this course and to enrol: 

Contact: Tracy Hicks | Commercial Training Coordinator - Kalgoorlie Campus

9088 6830 | 1800 672 700

Email: info@crtafe.wa.edu.au

Enquiry Form: Complete the course enquiry form below. 

 

To find out more about studying with us please also refer to our Course Guide and Student Information Pack

 

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