Plumber – Mechanical Services

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Areas Of Interest:   Plumbing & Roofing
Certificate Level:  Certificate III
Certificate Name:  Certificate III in Plumbing (Mechanical Services)
Certificate Description:  As a Mechanical Services Plumber, you specialise in mechanical services including the installation and servicing of heating and cooling systems.
Code:  CPC32513
Work Type:  Analytic & Scientific Practical & Manual

Skills & Knowledge you will learn

Cut and join sheet metal
Assemble mechanical services components
Fabricate and install steel pressure piping
Install small bore heating systems
Carry out interactive workplace communication
Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
Carry out WHS requirements
Handle and store plumbing materials
Use plumbing hand and power tools
Carry out levelling
Mark out materials
Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
Carry out simple concreting and rendering
Work safely on roofs
Flash penetrations through roofs and walls
Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
Fabricate and install non-ferrous pressure piping
Fabricate and install fire hydrant and hose reel systems
Connect and install storage tanks to a domestic water supply
Set out and install water services
Install and adjust water service controls and devices
Install and commission water heating systems
Install water pumpsets
Fit off and commission heated and cold water services
Connect irrigation systems from drinking water supply
Provide basic emergency life support
Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding
Install medical gas pipeline systems
Install and test ducting systems
Install air handling units
Install and test split system air conditioning
Install air conditioning control equipment
Maintain mechanical services equipment
Fabricate and install external flashings
Install refrigeration and air conditioning plant and equipment
Install pipework and pipework assemblies
Test, recover, evacuate and charge refrigeration systems
Install acoustic and thermal environmental protection systems
Install water pipe systems
Collect and store roof water
Install water services
Install domestic and residential life safety sprinkler systems
Locate and clear blockages
Plan layout of a residential sanitary plumbing system
Install discharge pipes
Fabricate and install sanitary stacks
Install and fit off sanitary fixtures
Install trench support
Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
Drain work site
Install sewerage pumpsets
Install gas piping systems
Size consumer gas piping systems
Install and commission Type A gas appliances
Install LPG storage of aggregate storage capacity up to 500 litres
Install LPG systems in caravans, mobile homes and mobile workplaces
Install LPG systems in a marine craft
Install gas pressure control equipment
Install Type A gas appliance flues
Purge consumer piping
Disconnect and reconnect Type A gas appliances
Calculate and install natural ventilation for Type A gas appliances
Work safely at heights
Operate elevated work platforms
Operate personnel and materials hoists
Carry out load slinging of off-site materials
Maintain Type A gas appliances