Course Details - Plumbing Year 1 - tradePATH (Mount Carmel College)

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Course TitlePlumbing Year 1 - tradePATH
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationMount Carmel College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
This is the first year of an 18 month course.
DescriptionThis Certificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding program integrates Doorways 2 Construction skills, to introduce students to the specialised construction fields of work of roof plumbing/plumbing. This course is endorsed and supported by the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) who provides support for eligible students. This is the first year of an 18 month course.
PathwaysStudents will gain skills appropriate to their chosen field of work in the construction industry: Roof Plumbing and also the opportunity to gain credit towards certificate courses from the Metal Engineering and Manufacturing training packages.
PrerequisitesThere are no prerequisites for this course, although completion of Introduction to Construction tradeSKILLS is desirable.
Special RequirementsHigh visibility shirt and jumper and combination lock (for locker) will be ordered on behalf of the student (at cost) and provided at the start of the course. An itemised cost breakdown will be included in the cost to students. Black steel-capped boots and khaki work trousers to be purchased by students prior to commencement.
Delivery Location(s)Rosewater Trade Training Centre, 33 Newcastle Street, Rosewater, SA, 5013
The Training Centre is located adjacent to Mt Carmel College on the corner of Russell Street and Symon Street. Student car parking is available.
Dates and Times35 weekly sessions at Rosewater Trade Training Centre on Wednesdays from 08:40 until 15:00
Commencement date 07/02/18
Work Placement18 days
A SWL logbook must be completed as part of the TGSS agreement. 140 hours of SWL is compulsory as part of TGSS.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 35 SACE credits
35 SACE Stage 1 credits in Year 1. 10 SACE Stage 1 credits and 10 SACE Stage 2 credits in Year 2. A total of 45 SACE Stage 1 and 10 SACE Stage 2 credits over the 18 month course.
QualificationCertificate II in Metal Roofing and Cladding (National code CPC20812)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
CompulsoryCPCPCM2004ARead plans and calculate plumbing quantities   (8 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2011AApply first aid in the workplace   (8 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2021AWork effectively in the plumbing and services sector   (15 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2023ACarry out WHS requirements   (40 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2025AHandle and store plumbing materials   (6 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2026AUse plumbing hand and power tools   (40 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2027ACarry out levelling   (6 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2028ACut and join sheet metal   (8 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2030AMark out materials   (20 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2033AWeld using arc welding equipment   (16 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2049ACut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment   (8 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2052AWeld using oxy-acetylene equipment   (14 nominal hours)
 CPCPRF2013ACollect and store roof water   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding   (18 nominal hours)
 MEM05049BPerform routine gas tungsten arc welding   (18 nominal hours)
 CPCPCM2002ACarry out interactive workplace communication   (10 nominal hours)

A number of units of competency are conducted concurrently and students will be required to complete some assessment tasks outside of programmed training sessions.
Student Cost$480.00
This consists of a $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee and $380 (including GST) for Personal Protective Equipment and tools, payable to your Home School. These items will remain the property of the student, including take-home projects made during the course.
Home School Cost$3,400.00
For students ineligible for TGSS, the RTO Fee For Service cost of this course will be $3400 ($1700 per semester) (GST free), invoiced to the Home School by the RTO. For students who are following this career pathway, there may be an opportunity for students to complete this course under the Training Guarantee for SACE Students (TGSS), providing students meet the eligibility criteria. A TGSS Form A will need to be completed for all TGSS students and submitted to the RTO. A Form B must be received from the RTO prior to commencement of the course.
Cost NotesFee is subject to change and will be confirmed in December 2017.
Number Of StudentsMinimum    12
Maximum   15
Selection ProcessApplicants will be required to provide evidence of previous work experience in the building and construction sector. Interviews will be conducted. Completion of Introduction to Construction course is desirable but not essential.
Orientation DetailsStudents are encouraged to attend the information day on Wednesday 30 August 2017, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, to speak to current trainees and lecturers.
Public TransportBus Stop 34 on Newcastle Street, Rosewater or Alberton Train Station (4 minutes walk).
Contact PersonMr Shane Gubbin, Phone 84470560, Mobile 0407261967, Email
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