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This is a pre-apprenticeship program.
The Certificate II in Plumbing pre-apprenticeship is a nationally recognised qualification that prepares you for a plumbing apprenticeship.
The Certificate II in Plumbing (Pre-apprenticeship) provides you with the basic skills and training in the plumbing field. It can be an important first step to your career as a plumber.
Studying full-time at RMIT, you’ll undertake practical workshops to give you hands-on experience, as well as important theory classes to give you a solid understanding of the industry. You will also complete on-the-job work experience to better prepare you for a full-time apprenticeship.
When finished, you’ll have the skills and knowledge that an employer looks for when hiring an apprentice.
*Programs may change as training packages are updated.
You will be taught in a combination of workshop and theory classes, with an emphasis on hand skills.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Guest speakers from industry will enhance your learning experiences.
An industry engagement day is organised near the end of your program to provide you with relevant information on regulations, key employers and employment opportunities.
Students are also connected through industry associations and the RMIT Skills and Jobs Centre to assist with securing a full-time apprenticeship.
Plumbers continue to be in high demand in Australia, sothe job outlook is currently very strong. Plumbers may be self-employed, employed in small firms, or employed in large construction firms.
Many students find apprenticeships while still studying this program. A high percentage of students who successfully complete this program find an apprenticeship within six months.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is recognised by plumbing associations and organisations such as the Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia and the Communications Electrical Plumbing Union.
Program and course information
Your key to an apprenticeship
Gain practical skills and industry relevant knowledge to help secure an apprenticeship.