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52887WA Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-apprenticeship)

52887WA Certificate II in Plumbing (Plumbing Pre-apprenticeship)

National ID 52887WA State ID AC56
Do you want to be a plumber? 

This course is the first step towards an apprenticeship as a plumber, roof plumber or gasfitter. Develop job-ready skills including, using hand and power tools, oxy-acetylene or arc welding and reading plans. 

Students study in modern specialised workshops using industry-standard tools and equipment. 

plumber in workshop

This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped for each year at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more

Study Mode On Campus.

Gain an understanding of working effectively and safely in the construction industry and learn from specialised industry professionals. Get a taste of what it’s like to work as a plumber, develop your use of hand and power tools and build the technical skills that employers are looking for in an apprentice. 

As a plumber you can work in domestic or commercial settings installing plumbing systems, fixing leaking taps, completing renovations or doing emergency plumbing jobs.  
Learning the trade of plumbing will give you an important skillset that is fundamental to the operation of any home or building. 

Learn in specialised facilities

Rockingham campus features modern workshops with tools and equipment you will find on any work site. Demonstration areas include spaces where entire formwork and housing can be built, with special wet areas dedicated to solid plastering, ceiling and tiling applications, plumbing pit, gas and electrical stages. Our timber workshop includes multiple lathes and saws for large scale construction.


  • use hand and power tools 
  • oxy-acetylene and arc weld
  • read plans
  • calculate quantities
  • cut and join sheet metal
  • work safely at heights and
  • workplace health and safety


  • good team work skills 
  • enjoyment of practical work and working indoors and outdoors
  • high stamina and fitness levels
  • ability to accurately follow plans, instructions and work to deadlines
  • confidence in working from heights

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