Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
Please contact Info Corner to discuss other study options.
Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
Enhance your career opportunities and gain the confidence you need for further study.
RMIT’s Certificate IV In Tertiary Preparation will prepare you with the Academic skills you need to undertake TAFE or University studies.
In this program you will be able to specialise in engineering or science. It is designed for year 12 students, those returning to study after a break or career changers who are planning to apply for diplomas and advanced diplomas.
What you will gain through this program
Studying this program, you will develop the academic skills, knowledge and confidence required to participate in higher-level qualifications and enhance your future career opportunities.
Why study Certificate IV Tertiary Preparation at RMIT?
At RMIT, you’ll be studying at an institution with expert teachers, passionate researchers, and strong connection to industry.
Completion of this program provides a guaranteed pathway into many RMIT programs, if certain criteria are met.
Up to 4 years part-time.
Delivery is by block release.
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 will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital 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.
Early release is possible if all training requirements have been met and your School, your employer and you agree that your training is completed.
As a student enrolled in this RMIT University program you will be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate vocational competency.
As an apprentice, you will also be learning while on the job and you may be able to be assessed in your workplace for some or all of your courses. Feedback from work supervisors and others can be used as evidence of competency, and an RMIT University assessor can visit your workplace to observe your work practice.
Apprentices studying this program will be attending the workplace on non-school days.
Trained plumbers install and repair equipment such as: boilers, pumps, heating and cooling systems, natural gas appliances, water tanks, solar heating systems, sinks, basins and showers.
Plumbers may be self-employed, employed in small firms, or employed in large construction firms.
With new construction continuing to show growth and the continued need for maintenance of existing infrastructure, the need for skilled professionals in the plumbing trade remains strong and graduates can expect excellent employment opportunities.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is recognised by plumbing associations and organisations like The Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia and the Communications Electrical Plumbing Union.
Apprentices can apply for registration with the Victorian Building Authority to become a registered plumber.