Wanting to upgrade your plumbing
Statement of Participation
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.
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
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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.
Personal protective equipment :
Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.
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
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.
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.
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.