CPC20712 Certificate II in Drainage Core Industry
The CPC20712 Certificate II in Drainage is designed for those currently working in the plumbing, building and construction industry as unqualified drainers. This course provides a pathway to obtain a tradespersons licence as a qualified drainer.
Core offers this course via an “assessment only” model, which means we only assess your existing skills and knowledge. Applicants will need to demonstrate prior to enrolment that they already hold all of the required skills and knowledge relating to the course requirements by completing a self assessment.
Students will generally have been working for a minimum of two years in order to be able to validate your ability to undertake the range of drainage tasks required.
Over 77% of students who complete this course are employed or go onto further study.
From Myskills.gov.au – December 2017
The CPC20712 Certificate II in Drainage is comprised of 22 units of competency. 18 of these units are classified as Core units and are mandatory for every person seeking the qualification. The remaining 4 units are classified as electives and may be selected based on your predominant experience within the trade.
Total No. Of Units 22
No of Core Units 18
No of Elective Units 4
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Core/Elective|
|CPCPCM2039A||Carry out interactive workplace communication||Core|
|CPCPCM2040A||Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities||Core|
|CPCPCM2041A||Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector||Core|
|CPCPCM2043A||Carry out WHS requirements||Core|
|CPCPCM2045A||Handle and store plumbing materials||Core|
|CPCPCM2046A||Use plumbing hand and power tools||Core|
|CPCPCM2047A||Carry out levelling||Core|
|CPCPCM2054A||Carry out simple concreting and rendering||Core|
|CPCPDR2021A||Locate and clear blockages||Core|
|CPCPDR2022A||Install domestic treatment plants||Core|
|CPCPDR2024A||Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems||Core|
|CPCPDR2025A||Drain work site||Core|
|CPCPDR2026A||Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures||Core|
|CPCPDR3021A||Plan layout of a residential external sanitary drainage system||Core|
|CPCPDR3022A||Install below ground sanitary drainage systems||Core|
|CPCPDR3023A||Install on-site disposal systems||Core|
|HLTFA211A||Provide basic emergency life support||Core|
|RIICCM210A||Install trench support||Core|
|CPCPCM2048A||Cut and join sheet metal||Elective|
|CPCPCM2049A||Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment||Elective|
|CPCPCM2050A||Mark out materials||Elective|
|CPCPCM2052A||Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment||Elective|
|CPCPCM2053A||Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment||Elective|
|CPCPCM3022A||Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method||Elective|
|CPCPRF2023A||Collect and store roof water||Elective|
|CPCPWT3029A||Install water pipe systems||Elective|
Fees for this course/assessment: $2,500.
We structure the course to fit in with our students busy work schedule and geographical location. Our trainer will work with you to complete your portfolio of work as well as undertake a competency discussion with you (online or over the phone). You will also need to provide references from current and previous employers.
You will also be required to provide us with a copy of your white card (or equivalent) as well as completion of the unit HLTFA211A (or equivalent).
The RPL assessments are designed for those people currently working within the plumbing, building and construction industry as drainers and want to be assessed for the qualification based on their current experience and skill levels.
To attain recognition, you will need to present evidence that shows you can satisfy the requirements of the qualification.
Click to view and complete a SELF ASSESSMENT GUIDE.
You will be issued with an RPL Assessment Manual that will detail how the assessment will take place. In brief, the assessment will consist of workplace visits and observations and participating in conversations with your assessor where you will discuss your knowledge of the different aspects of the trade.
On completion, you will be eligible to receive the qualification CPC20712 Certificate II in Drainage
Educational pathways from this qualification include:
CPC32413 Certificate III in Plumbing