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This qualification reflects the role of a person installing, maintaining and repairing flashings, metal roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes, and other accessories on residential, industrial and commercial buildings.
Occupational titles could include:
This qualification includes units of competency common to other qualifications in the plumbing industry as well as roof plumbing specialist units of competency and can provide a pathway to further learning and work in the plumbing industry.
The plumbing industry strongly affirms that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or closely simulated workplace environment and this qualification requires all units of competency to be delivered and assessed in this context.
Completion of the general construction induction training program specified by the model Code of Practice for Construction Work is required before entering a construction work site. Achievement of CPCCWHS1001 Prepare to work safely in the construction industry meets this requirement.
This is a licenced occupation. Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements may vary between states and territories. Relevant state and territory regulatory authorities should be consulted to confirm those requirements.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
To be awarded this qualification, competency must be achieved in:
The elective units must ensure the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid, industry-supported vocational outcome and are to be chosen as follows:
An asterisk (*) against a unit code below indicates that the unit has a prerequisite. Please check the unit for information on this. All prerequisites are packaged in the qualification.
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Work safely at heights
Operate elevated work platforms up to 11 metres
Apply WHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry
Read plans, calculate quantities and mark out materials
Work effectively in the plumbing services sector
Carry out WHS requirements
Carry out levelling
Cut and join sheet metal
Work safely on roofs
Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
Prepare simple drawings
Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding
Collect and store roof water
Fabricate and install roof drainage systems
Fabricate and install external flashings
Install roof components
Install roof coverings to curved roof structures
Install roof sheets, wall cladding and complex flashings
Provide First Aid
Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
Operate personnel and materials hoists
Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
Cut mild steel using oxy-acetylene equipment
Weld polymer pipes using fusion method
Produce 2-D architectural drawings using design software
Fabricate roof coverings for curved structures
Select and install a heritage roof system
Design and size roof drainage systems
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
Undertake manual handling
Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
Organise and communicate information