Course Title: Plumbing Industry induction

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C2145 Certificate II in Plumbing (Prevocational)

Course Title: Plumbing Industry induction

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 64

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

The purpose of this module is to introduce new participants to the plumbing industry and provide them with underpinning knowledge and skills necessary to work safely and participate effectively within the industry.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBN987 Plumbing Industry induction

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify stakeholders in the plumbing industry.
2. Detail the historical background of the plumbing industry in Australia.
3. Use technology as a resource in plumbing.
4. Identify scientific principles in plumbing.
5. Identify services in the plumbing industry.
6. Handle plumbing goods and materials.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards.
Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor.  Feedback will be provided throughout the course.