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  • NONAC04024

Domestic Waste Water and Environmental Plumbing - QBCC Licence to Service

Non-Accredited Short Course
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At a glance

Are you seeking employment in the environmental plumbing area?

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Course overview

Course overview

This course provides the skill sets for workers seeking employment in the environmental plumbing and operative, or general domestic wastewater treatment systems. It provides you with skills and knowledge to service domestic wastewater treatment plants.

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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
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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


Selection criteria

Students entering this course must have completed their CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in Construction Industry (White Card) - which is a legislative requirement for entry onto any Queensland construction work sites.

Students wanting to enrol must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  • possess Year 12 English or equivalent
  • possess qualifications or experience which are indicative of success, including mature age entry for workers wishing to enter into formal training.

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • protective eyewear - clear safety glasses (Australian Standard AS 1336 or 1337)
  • protective footwear - safety capped, oil resistant boots (Australian Standard AS 2210)
  • protective clothing - neat casual clothing (in classrooms), 100% cotton drill shorts and shirts for any practical classes

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

Current Version Textbooks Required:

  • AS/NZS 1547: 2000 On-site domestic wastewater management
  • QLD Plumbing and Wastewater Code 2011

The following textbooks can be accessed online:

  • Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002
  • Standard Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2003

Need to know

1. For Licenced Drainers - upon successful completion of:

  •  CPCPDR4013B Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems (clustered outcome of Licence to Service Course)
  • WEP01B Maintain and service domestic treatment plants and onsite sewerage facilities
  • Application can then be submitted to the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) for endorsement on their existing licence.

2. For non Licenced Drainers - upon successful completion of

  • CPCPDR4013A Design and size domestic treatment plant disposal systems 
  • WEP01B Maintain and service domestic treatment plants and onsite sewerage facilities 
  • Evidence of having six months experience working with a licenced person servicing Waste Water Treatment plants. This evidence could be in the form of a letter signed by the licenced person indicating that the applicant has worked with them servicing treatment plants for a period of six months. This requirement is strictly regulated by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) and is set out clearly in Plumbing and Drainage Regulation 2003 Schedule 3 Item 3 and in the Plumbing and Drainage Act 2002 Clauses 119 to 124. The Plumbing and Drainage Act stipulates that persons who conduct this work when not suitably licenced will be liable for penalty of 165 points or fine of $16,500.00.

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