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 - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies and if this changes in the future we'll wear the cost of changing it back.


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.

Available Sessions

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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