Project Description

Become a qualified roof plumber.

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What is this course about?

The CPC32612- Certificate III in Roof Plumbing provides a trade outcome in roof plumbing.

Occupational titles may include:

  • Roof plumber.

The qualification has core and elective unit of competency requirements that cover some common skills for the plumbing industry, as well as roof plumbing specialist units of competency.

Who should do it?

This qualification is suitable for anyone currently working as a roof plumber in a construction environment.

How will undertaking this course benefit you?

The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered in this context.

Completion of the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (ASCC 2007) is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of unit CPCCOHS1001A covers this requirement.

Participants resources that are required 

All participants of Best Option Training are required to complete and Language, Literacy and Numeracy test to the level of the qualification.

All participants will need basic computer skills and access to wifi and a laptop or computer with a web camera, as all assessments are completed online.

Are there any entry requirements?

Participants should have a minimum of four years’ experience working in a relevant role, and must hold a current Construction Induction (White) Card and/or a Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency CPCCOHS1001A Work Safely in the Construction Industry.

All participants must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). To obtain yours, go to and follow the prompts to create your USI. Enter your Unique Student Identifier (USI) (if you already have one) You may already have a USI if you have done any nationally recognised training, which could include training at work, completing a first aid course or RSA (Responsible Service of Alcohol) course, getting a white card, or studying at a TAFE or training organisation. It is important that you try to find out whether you already have a USI before attempting to create a new one. You should not have more than one USI. To check if you already have a USI, use the ‘Forgotten USI’ link on the USI website at

You are currently working on active construction projects

You have more than three (3) years’ experience in the building and construction industry (experience must be within the last ten (10) years)

You must be 15 years or older

How is it delivered?

Blended Delivery. A mix of both online and face to face learning.

Where is it?

At an BOT office or venue chosen by BOT.

What do I get from it?

Upon successful completion participants receive a Certificate  for CPC32612- Certificate III in Roof Plumbing issued by Best Option Training

To apply for the licence follow this link Licence Fair Trading

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

25 units of competency made up of:

  • 22 core units
  • 3 elective units.

Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose.

CPCCCM2008BErect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
CPCCCM2010BWork safely at heights
CPCCCM3001COperate elevated work platforms
CPCPCM2039ACarry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040ARead plans and calculate plumbing quantities
CPCPCM2041AWork effectively in the plumbing and services sector
CPCPCM2043ACarry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2045AHandle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046AUse plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047ACarry out levelling
CPCPCM2048ACut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2050AMark out materials
CPCPCM2055AWork safely on roofs
CPCPCM3021AFlash penetrations through roofs and walls
CPCPRF2022ASelect and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
CPCPRF3021AReceive roofing materials
CPCPRF3022AFabricate and install roof drainage components
CPCPRF3023AFabricate and install external flashings
CPCPRF3024AInstall roof components
CPCPRF3025AInstall roof coverings to curved roof structures
CPCPRF3026AInstall composite roof systems
HLTFA211AProvide basic emergency life support
Elective units 
CPCCPB3015AInstall acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
CPCCWHS2001Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry in the elective units.
CPCCRI3001AOperate personnel and materials hoists
CPCCST2005ACarry out load slinging of off-site materials
CPCPCM2049ACut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2052AWeld using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2053AWeld using manual metal arc welding equipment
CPCPCM2054ACarry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPCM3022AWeld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
CPCPCM3023AFabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
CPCPDR2021ALocate and clear blockages
CPCPDR2024AInstall stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
CPCPDR2025ADrain work site
CPCPDR2026AInstall prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
CPCPMS3032ASelect and fit insulation and sheathing
CPCPRF2023ACollect and store roof water
CPCPRF2024AFabricate roof coverings for curved structures
MEM05049BPerform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding
RIICCM210DInstall trench support

What do I need to bring?

  • 100 points of identification
  • A pen
  • Closed footwear
  • High visibility shirt or vest
  • Students are required to have access to the internet and a computer with a webcam.


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