The Certificate II in Drainage ensures you learn the latest drainage skills to be an asset to your employer and to complete one component required to become registered with the Victorian Building Authority as a drainer.
Practical skills for you and your employer
This training program is appropriate for you if you’re already working the plumbing industry as a Drainer. Pick up an additional qualification as you work your way through your apprenticeship or as on-the-job additional training.
A recognised qualification
Satisfactory completion of this course will give you a competitive edge and fine-tune your skill set.
Industry connections and resources
The plumbing industry strongly recommends that training and assessment leading to recognition of skills must be undertaken in a real or very closely simulated workplace environment.
Improve you skills at work, and then advance your knowledge in our course, taught by industry-experienced, highly professional teaching staff.
You will have the opportunity to work on full-sized projects at our Heidelberg campus in some of Victoria’s most technologically advanced building and construction training facilities. These include computer labs for any theory classes and workshop space and materials to help you learn practical skills, which combine to create a dynamic learning environment.
You will be qualified to work as a residential or commercial drainer or pipe layer.
Assessment consists of theoretical and practical tasks including computer testing.
Recognition of Prior Learning
You can seek RPL where your work or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. Academic Credit is granted on a case-by-case basis, according to our Academic Credit policy and associated procedures. Applications for Academic Credit will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
For additional information on the Certificate II in Drainage, please contact a Melbourne Polytechnic Education and Careers Advisor (ECA) on 03 9269 8400, or by email. You can also email the plumbing department, here.
course duration may vary depending on completion of all competencies, as required
Class Schedule: *
Wed - PM
*Classes run across these days and times. Detailed timetable information is available from an Education and Career Advisor
Modes of DeliveryPractical demonstrations, Online components, Flexible, Combination
The student tuition fees as published are correct at time of publication and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. All enrolments excluding RPL/RCC and Higher Education incur an Amenities fee with a maximum cap of $250
Assessment MethodsAssessment methods will be a combination of theory and practical tasks and can involve computer based testing
MaterialsWe supply all materials to complete tasks and projects and all specialised equipment.
You will need to supply hand tools, personal protective clothing and equipment, Pearsons Basic Plumbing Services skills resource, drawing equipment and relevant Australian standards
Entrance RequirementsThere are no formal entrance requirements but you should be employed by a licensed plumber/drainer and should have contacted the Victorian Building Authority (VBA)regarding registration in drainage
Pathways to further studySuccessful completion of this course provides opportunity to continue onto the Certificate III in Plumbing, as an apprentice plumber
Career PathwaysOnce you have graduated from the Certificate II in Drainage, you can seek registration with the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) as a qualified Drainer.
Units Of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPCPCM2039A||CARRY OUT INTERACTIVE WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION||10|
|CPCPCM2040A||READ PLANS AND CALCULATE PLUMBING QUANTITIES||8|
|CPCPCM2041A||WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE PLUMBING AND SERVICES SECTOR||15|
|CPCPCM2043A||CARRY OUT WHS REQUIREMENTS||50|
|CPCPCM2045A||HANDLE AND STORE PLUMBING MATERIALS||6|
|CPCPCM2046A||USE PLUMBING AND HAND POWER TOOLS||40|
|CPCPCM2047A||CARRY OUT LEVELLING||6|
|CPCPCM2054A||CARRY OUT SIMPLE CONCRETING AND RENDERING||16|
|CPCPDR2021A||LOCATE AND CLEAR BLOCKAGES||8|
|CPCPDR2022A||INSTALL DOMESTIC TREATMENT PLANTS||20|
|CPCPDR2024A||Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems||15|
|CPCPDR2025A||DRAIN WORK SITE||5|
|CPCPDR2026A||INSTALL PREFABRICATED INSPECTION OPENINGS AND ENCLOSURES||4|
|CPCPDR3021A||PLAN LAYOUT OF A RESIDENTIAL SANITARY DRAINAGE SYSTEM||8|
|CPCPDR3022A||INSTALL BELOW GROUND SANITARY DRAINAGE SYSTEMS||30|
|CPCPDR3023A||INSTALL ONSITE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS||8|
|HLTFA211A||PROVIDE BASIC EMERGENCY LIFE SUPPORT||8|
|RIICCM210A||INSTALL TRENCH SUPPORT||16|
Students may be eligible for Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.