Welcome to Plumbing!

In response to Industry demands and training delivery in our local area, Newman added Plumbing to our list of VET subjects offered at the College in 2021.

 If you enjoy practical work, have physical stamina and strength, want to develop good customer-service and interpersonal skills and, are considering a pathway in the residential or commercial building field, gaining a Statement of Attainment towards CPC32412 Certificate III in Plumbing could be the start you’ve been waiting for. Book an interview to discuss your options further.

Course Downloads & Links

Handbook Page

Download the Plumbing page from the Enrolment Handbook.

RTO Page

Download the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Course Overview page.

Where are they Now?

Trae Kouwenburg


After graduating in 2016 Trae gained full-time work with Hot Water Maintenance after completing workplacement with them. Trae has recently commenced his Plumbing Apprenticeship with Hot Water Maintenance and is training through John Henry Institute, delivered here at Newman College.

Plumbing FAQ's

You will need a high visibility shirt, black steel capped boots and eye and ear personal protective equipment. The same as Construction and Furniture Making.

Generally yes. You will need check in with Careers office. They can create a workplacement contract and check that the Plumber is available to take a student on the scheduled workplacement days. 

Yes, all competencies completed at Newman are recognised nationally by all Registered Training Organisations including TAFE. That means you can get RPL or transfer credits if the  competencies form part of the Certificate or Diploma course.

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