Holmesglen offers a one-stop-shop for all your plumbing training needs. From TAFE pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training through to Certificate IV Plumbing License levels and post-apprenticeship courses.
Certified plumbers can work on a variety of different projects including water pipes, gas pipes and meters, water boilers, heating and cooling systems, guttering and much more.
Plumbing is an essential trade for modern society and will only become more desired as the population of Melbourne grows.
All programs are delivered in our state-of-the art plumbing facilities with industry standard equipment, giving you the skills you need to begin or advance your plumbing career.
Plumbing Industry Pre-apprenticeship ProgramThis course is designed to provide entry level training if you want to pursue employment and career opportunities within the plumbing industry. You will be provided with skills and knowledge in plumbing, including:technical drawing and plan developmentplumbing fixtures and fittingsintroduction to weldingtechnical drawing and plan developmentThe course is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed facilities, where an emphasis is placed on providing hands-on practical training wherever possible. [...]
This course is suitable for registered/licensed mechanical plumbers who want to upgrade their skills to include the installation of split air-conditioning systems up to 18 kiloWatts.The course covers the following modules taken from the Certificate II in Engineering Production (Air-conditioning):MEM10013A - Install split air conditioning systems and associated pipe workMEM18084A - Commision and decommission split air conditioning systemsThis course can be delivered at country locations provided suitable training locations and viable student numbers are available. [...]
This course equips students with the knowledge and skills required for a career in refrigeration and air conditioning and its applications. When combined with enough on-the-job experience, the course can lead to you becoming a qualified refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic.As a licensed refrigeration and air conditioning mechanic, you will assemble, install and repair industrial, commercial and domestic air conditioning and refrigeration systems. This could range from installing ducted air-conditioning in a family home to [...]
This course provides comprehensive training for all plumbing and gasfitting apprentices, and covers the practical and theoretical aspects of the industry.You will gain skills in areas such as welding, water supply, drainage, sanitary, gasfitting, roofing and mechanical services.This course is delivered in Holmesglen's specially designed plumbing and mechanical services facilities, where an emphasis is placed on providing hands on learning. You will be taught by professional teachers who have all completed formal apprenticeships and have [...]
Featuring Victorian Building Authority Licence competenciesThese competencies are drawn from or based on the CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services and will provide you with training in the six licence areas of plumbing. These include drainage, water supply and mechanical services as well as gas, roofing and sanitary. This course is suitable for registered plumbers who want to qualify for their required licences in plumbing. [...]
This course has been designed to train plumbers in the commissioning, testing and repairing of backflow prevention devices. It is a practical based course that uses predominantly hands on learning techniques. It will provide you with the understanding, knowledge and skills you need to correctly perform specified tasks.Courses will be conducted in rural areas at the local TAFE Institute or other suitable venue, provided that viable student numbers are available. [...]
This accredited course provides practical training on AS2865-2001, and has been designed to meet the national competency standards for confined space entry. It also satisfies the training requirements of the Victorian, Commonwealth and other state regulations.During the course, you will be required to carry out risk assessments, develop safe entry procedures, complete entry permits and physically demonstrate competency within a simulated confined space environment using provided confined space entry equipment, such as gas detectors, harnesses, [...]
This course provides training in the safe and effective installation of primary ground support using various ground supports. This is essential for any persons involved in excavation or activities where trenches/ground of over 1.5m are dug. Workcover requires this qualification for any person working in digging trenches/ground more the 1.5 meters deep.
PVC is an approved pipe material for use in water supply, sewerage reticulation and the gas industry. As a result Holmesglen, in conjunction with the Water Authorities around Australia and the Plastic Pipe Manufacturing Industry, has developed the Plastek program.The program will provide water authorities and other relevant bodies around Australia with trained pipe layers who not only understand the material but will provide quality installation. As the water industry moves towards Quality Assurance in [...]