Short Courses

Plumbing Practice

Melbourne Polytechnic's Plumbing Practice short course is a tutorial to assist participants in preparing for the Victorian Building Authority (VBA) - Plumbing Registration Exam. Participants will improve their hand skills to exam standard, and revise and become familiar with the registration exam processes.

Course Code: SBU059

Fees: $364.00

Prepare yourself for the VBA Plumbing Registration Exam with this helping hand from Melbourne Polytechnic.




Trades College
03 9269 8615


2 weeks
Total Hours: 8

Course Outline

  • Topics include and encompass training not completed or offered during normal day trade training.

Course Outcomes

  • follow instructions
  • complete set practical tasks
  • obtain skills in plumbing areas

Recognising Organisations

Victorian Buillding Authority



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash/Debit Card - paid in person at any of the campuses or the job and skills centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies


Participants are requested to wear Yakka style work clothing, protective equipment (work boots, safety glasses). Please bring a pen, notebook, standard plumbing tools required to undertake task. Plumbing Regulations & Plumbing Industry Commission letter if you have received one or your provisional registration card.


Applicants need to provide a letter from the VBA – Plumbing, indicating training needs, or will be already engaged as a plumbing apprentice.

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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