Certificate II in Drainage

This qualification provides an occupational outcome in draining.

The qualification has core and elective units of competency that include units common to other qualifications in the plumbing industry, as well as specialist drainage units of competency.

Packaging Rules

To achieve this qualification, the candidate must demonstrate competency in:

  • 22 units of competency:
  • 18 core units
  • 4 elective units.
Some units in this qualification may have prerequisite requirements, which must be met when packaging the qualification. Users are referred to the list of CPC08 units with prerequisite unit requirements available in this Training Package for this purpose



Units of Competency

Core units:

CPCPCM2039A - Carry out interactive workplace communication
CPCPCM2040A - Read plans and calculate plumbing quantities
CPCPCM2041A - Work effectively in the plumbing and services sector
CPCPCM2043A - Carry out WHS requirements
CPCPCM2045A - Handle and store plumbing materials
CPCPCM2046A - Use plumbing hand and power tools
CPCPCM2047A - Carry out levelling
CPCPCM2054A - Carry out simple concreting and rendering
CPCPDR2021A - Locate and clear blockages
CPCPDR2022A - Install domestic treatment plants
CPCPDR2024A - Install stormwater and sub-soil drainage systems
CPCPDR2025A - Drain work site
CPCPDR2026A - Install prefabricated inspection openings and enclosures
CPCPDR3021A - Plan layout of a residential sanitary drainage system
CPCPDR3022A - Install below ground sanitary drainage systems
CPCPDR3023A - Install on-site disposal systems
HLTFA211A - Provide basic emergency life support
RIICCM210A - Install trench support

Elective units:  

CPCPCM2048A - Cut and join sheet metal
CPCPCM2049A - Cut using oxy-LPG-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2050A - Mark out materials
CPCPCM2052A - Weld using oxy-acetylene equipment
CPCPCM2053A - Weld using manual metal arc welding equipment
CPCPCM3022A - Weld polyethylene and polypropylene pipes using fusion method
CPCPDR2023A - Maintain effluent disinfection systems
CPCPRF2023A - Collect and store roof water
CPCPSN3025A - Install pre-treatment facilities
CPCPWT3029A - Install water pipe system

Vocational Outcomes

Plumber (General) 
Provisional Drainers Licence
Evidence for Master Builders QLD Licence Application

Course Information

Successful completion of this qualification will result in the student receiving a Nationally Recognised Certificate from the Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package issued by Pipeline Australia Training RTO91431.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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