CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services

Take your plumbing career to the next level with this mid-level technical course. Develop the advanced skills and knowledge required for a range of specialisations and/or industry licences.

According to the Australian Government's Job Outlook service, plumbing is a skill in demand with around 29,000 job openings anticipated over the next five years. Adding a specialisation or industry licence to your existing qualifications will help you enhance your job prospects and boost your earning potential.

If you choose to complete the full qualification, depending on location, you have the option to specialise in Hydraulics Services Design or Plumbing Operations.

Alternatively licencing endorsements can be achieved by completion of selected units, in areas including Commissioning and Maintaining Backflow Prevention Devices and Thermostatic Mixing Valves.

You also have the option to complete selected units only to be eligible to apply for a range of industry licences including Drainer licence (Occupational), Full Gas Work licence, Plumbing licence (Occupational), Contractor's licence (Plumbing and Drainage) and Contracting Gas licence.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

18 months


100 Bridge Street, Toowoomba Queensland 4350

247 Bradman Street, Acacia Ridge Queensland 4110

34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mooloolaba Queensland 4557

Corner of Hugh Street and Fulham Road, Pimlico Queensland 4812

Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets, Cairns Queensland 4870


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Drainer$1,250 weekly pay
Gasfitter$1,350 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The CPC40912 Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

For more information about this course and payment options please enquire now.

About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275