CPC32620 – Certificate III in Roof Plumbing
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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of a person installing, maintaining and repairing flashings, metal roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes, and other accessories on residential, industrial and commercial buildings.

Occupational titles could include:

  • Roof plumber
  • The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.

    Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.

    This is a licenced occupation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.

    Entry Requirement

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

    Packaging Rule

    To be awarded this qualification, competency must be achieved in:

  • 23 units of competency:
  • 20 core units
  • 3 elective units.
  • The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:

  • 2 elective units must be chosen from units listed below
  • Up to 1 elective unit may be selected from any other group or from any relevant nationally endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
  • Core Units of Competency

    An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that the unit has a prerequisite. Please check the unit for information on this. All prerequisites are packaged in the qualification.

    CPCCCM2008* – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

    CPCCCM2012* – Work safely at heights

    CPCCCM3001 – Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres

    CPCCWHS2001 – Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry

    CPCPCM2040* – Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials

    CPCPCM2041* – Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector

    CPCPCM2043 – Carry out WHS requirements

    CPCPCM2047* – Carry out levelling

    CPCPCM2048* – Cut and join sheet metal

    CPCPCM2055* – Work safely on roofs

    CPCPCM3021* – Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

    CPCPCM3024* - Prepare simple drawings

    CPCPRF2022* – Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

    CPCPRF2023* - Collect and store roof water

    CPCPRF3022* – Fabricate and install roof drainage components

    CPCPRF3023* – Fabricate and install external flashings

    CPCPRF3024* – Install roof components

    CPCPRF3025* – Install roof coverings to curved roof structures

    CPCPRF3026* – Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings

    HLTAID011 – Provide First Aid

    Elective Units of Competency

    Elective units for this course are as follows:

    CPCCPB3015* – Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems

    CPCCRI3001 – Operate personnel and materials hoists

    CPCCST2005* – Carry out load slinging of off-site materials

    CPCPCM2049* – Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment

    CPCPCM3022* – Weld polymer pipes using fusion method

    CPCPCM4013 – Produce 2-D architectural drawings using design software

    CPCPRF2024* – Fabricate roof coverings for curved structures

    CPCPRF3027* - Select and install a heritage roof system

    CPCPRF4011* - Design and size roof drainage systems

    MEM05049* – Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

    MEM05050* – Perform routine gas metal arc welding

    MEM11011* – Undertake manual handling

    MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

    MEM16006* - Organise and communicate information


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