Plumbing - TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

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Get all the skills for a career in Plumbing

Plumbing is one of Australia's largest trade industries and daily tasks include the installation, maintenance and replacement of water and gas facilities for both residential and commercial sites. The plumbing industry is both diverse and flexible and offers excellent job prospects.

Study Plumbing through TAFE Queensland Gold Coast and gain the necessary skills to become an expert plumber. In some cases plumbers may be licensed to perform a limited range of services such as draining or gas fitting. Students who complete the Certificate II in Drainage are eligible to apply to the Plumbing Industry Council for an interim Drainers License.

In some cases plumbers may be licensed to perform a limited range of services such as draining or gas fitting. Furthermore, students who complete the Certificate II in Drainage are eligible to apply to the Plumbing Industry Council for an interim Drainers License.

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What career opportunities are available:

TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Plumbing graduates are employed in the following roles:

  • Gas Fitter
  • Plumber
  • Plumbing Sub-Contractor
  • Roof Plumber
  • Licensed Drainer

Five reasons to study Plumbing with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast

  • TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Plumbing courses have been developed with industry professionals, and provide students with the skills to successfully gain employment in this industry.
  • Many Plumbing courses at TAFE Queensland Gold Coast are delivered as apprenticeships.
  • Your apprenticeship is an investment in your long-term potential for employment.
  • You will get hands-on experience and earn money while training.
  • There is high demand for qualified plumbers. Job opportunities include being self employed, working as an employee or contracting in the building and construction industry.

Did you know

  • The average age of plumbers is 55 (the workforce average is 39).
  • Median weekly earnings before tax for full-time plumbing employees in Australia are between $901 -$1000.
  • 25001 - 50000 - The estimated number of job opportunities for Plumbers over the next five year.

I've done it!

"I have thoroughly enjoyed both the theoretical and practical aspects of my various courses at TAFE. This has made it easy for me to take the skills and knowledge I have learnt and apply it directly in the workplace. I have realised the value of my education and expanding my skill set through further specialised courses. Doing a plumbing apprenticeship has also been a great asset to me in my personal life and I am now looking forward to following the footsteps of my grandfather and father of running my own business in the future".
Ben Goding
Certificate III in Plumbing and Plumbing Licensing Course