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  • NONAC04022

Plumbing Backflow Revalidation

Non-accredited Short Course
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Wanting to upgrade your plumbing

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Course overview

Course overview

Upgrade your plumbing aptitude and get the specialist skills to service, test and install backflow prevention devices. This course satisfies the training requirements specified by the Plumbing Industry Council for students seeking a backflow prevention endorsement on their plumbing licence.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Resources required

Personal protective equipment :

  • protective footwear – steel capped boots (AS 2210)
  • protective eye wear - safety glasses – econospec S55C (clear - AS/NZ 1336 or 1337)
  • protective clothing – neat and casual clothing (in classroom),100% cotton drill shorts and shirt for practical classes(sleeveless shirts or singlets are not permitted)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials List:

  • pens
  • pencil HB
  • eraser
  • calculator (non-scientific is fine)
  • notebook
  • clean casual clothing for theory.

Current Version Textbook Requirements: 

   •    AS/NZS 3500.0: Plumbing and drainage - Part 0 Glossary of terms 
   •    Standard Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2003 
   •    Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 
   •    Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2003 
   •    AS/NZS 3500.1 Plumbing and Drainage Part 1 - Water Services
   •    AS/NZS 2845.3 Water Supply - Backflow Prevention Devices - Field Testing and Maintenance 

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland