CPC32612 – Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

This course is not offered through RPL and we are currently not accepting any enrolments

CPC32612 – Certificate III in Roof Plumbing


Career Opportunities

  • Roof Plumber
  • Roof Tiler


Further information on this qualification can be found by contacting our Student Support Team

 Course Details

Entry Requirements & Pre-Requisites
  • For online delivery you will require access to a computer, internet connection and email, appropriate software (Microsoft Word and Excel or similar) and range of commonly used business equipment (photocopier, faxes, binder, telephone, answering machine)
  • You may be required to access an actual workplace or simulated environment to undertake assessment tasks depending on the elective units selected


TNT has the following entry requirements: 

Students must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age and have completed the equivalent of Year 12.
  • Must have access to the workplace with required equipment where assessments can be conducted. 
  • Must have completed HLTAID011 Provide first aid prior to entry (TNT will not deliver this unit as part of this qualifications)
  • Must enter into a workplace arrangement with the employer and the RTO
  • Participate in a course entry interview to determine suitability for the course and student needs
Unit Outline

Train n Trade will offer a standard package of units of competency but alternate units will be made available as required if they are within the capabilities of the organisation and the assessment staff. The suggested package is:


Code Title Core/Elective
CPCCCM2008B Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding Core
CPCCCM2010B Work safely at heights Core
CPCCCM3001C Operate elevated work platforms Core
CPCPCM2039A Carry out interactive workplace communication Core
CPCPCM2040A Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities Core
CPCPCM2041A Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector Core
CPCPCM2043A Carry out WHS requirements Core
CPCPCM2045A Handle and store plumbing materials Core
CPCPCM2046A Use plumbing hand and power tools Core
CPCPCM2047A Carry out levelling Core
CPCPCM2048A Cut and join sheet metal Core
CPCPCM2050A Mark out materials Core
CPCPCM2055A Work safely on roofs Core
CPCPCM3021A Flash penetrations through roofs and walls Core
CPCPRF2022A Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding Core
CPCPRF3021A Receive roofing materials Core
CPCPRF3022A Fabricate and install roof drainage components Core
CPCPRF3023A Fabricate and install external flashings Core
CPCPRF3024A Install roof components Core
CPCPRF3025A Install roof coverings to curved roof structures Core
CPCPRF3026A Install composite roof systems Core
HLTFA211A Provide basic emergency life support Core
Licensing/Regulatory Information


Roof Plumbing work involves the fixing, installation, renovation, alteration, repair and maintenance of guttering, downpipes, roof flashing and roof coverings, including metal walls and ceilings, on any building or structure, except work in relation to coverings consisting of non-metallic tiles and slates, or glass (being work usually performed by glaziers), or concrete, or timber and timber products, or thatching, or malthoid, bituminous or similar membrane material.
Note: Roof plumbing work includes the installation of skylights, ventilators and the like as well as the application of protective coatings, not involving structural alteration of roof members/components (only where the work involved is not specifically excluded above.


CPC32612 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

LLN & Computer Literacy – Help!

At Train N Trade we understand that not every person learns the same way or at the same pace. That’s why when you do this course with us, we will ensure that we identify and attend to any Language, Literacy or Numeracy short falls you may have. We will also look at your computer skills and literacy and ensure that you are at a level that is suited for the course, and if not, then we will dedicate additional time and effort to bring you up to speed. Before commencing any of our courses you are required to sit an LLN course and may be asked about your computer habits and required to complete some foundational computer skills. This exercise will help us to identify any LLN or computer skill shortages you may have and make sure that we are able to help you to get up to speed.

Course Duration

This qualification will be delivered over 96 weeks, since this training will be delivered in the workplace, there won’t be any term break within the course.

Delivery Mode

This program is delivered in the students’ workplace and through self-paced learning.

Version of qualification
Status Superseded
Release 3
Release Date 07 Aug 2019
Note Is superseded by and equivalent to CPC32620 - Certificate III in Roof Plumbing (26 Nov 2020)

 Credit Transfer

A credit transfer recognises previous learning undertaken at one institution or provider as being equivalent to the learning undertaken at another institution or provider. Credit transfer may be granted for individual units of competence which are deemed to be equivalent. In general, the outcome of a successful application for credit transfer is advanced standing into your desired course. This means that you may be granted an exemption for a particular unit of competence for the course in which you are enrolled. In this way, you will not be required to repeat your previous learning. Credit transfer reduces unnecessary duplication and increases your capacity to maximise your career and employment opportunities. If you think you are eligible for credit transfer please contact our office to arrange an application form being provided.

 Participant Outcomes


Surveyed graduates of this course who were satisfied with the training.


Surveyed graduates of this course who have an improved employment status, such as found work, new job, promotion, pay increase or setup/expansion of own business.


Surveyed graduates of this course who have enrolled in additional training or education.



Median salary for surveyed graduates of the Engineering and Related Technologies field of education (at Certificate III qualification levels) who received their first ever full-time job after completion of training.