Plumbing and Services

Certificate IV

National Code: CPC40912

Course information

About the course

Course Number: CPC40912-01V02

Do you want to live the dream and work for yourself as a licensed plumber or sub-contractor? If so, the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services or our Plumbing Licensing course is for you.  These courses satisfy the requirements specified by the NSW Fair Trading for a plumbing contractor licence or supervisor certificate.

The Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services – Operations Stream is the nationally recognised pathway for qualified plumbers wishing to become plumbing contractors or licensed supervisors enabling them to sign-off or certify work.

Students need to have completed the relevant Certificate III Plumbing before enrolling in this course. Participants are encouraged to discuss and confirm their licensing needs with NSW Fair Trading.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian traineeship pathway. 

Work Placement
To meet the plumbing industry standards, NC TAFE delivers all training and assessment leading to recognition of skills in a real world place and closely simulated workplace environments.

Course study options

Offered on 2 campuses

TAFE to Uni Pathway
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  • What you'll learn

  • Entry requirements

  • Future study pathways

  • Career opportunities

  • TAFE 2 uni pathways

  • Get credit for previous study and life experience

Other student services offered with this course

Counselling and career services
Disability support services
Libraries and information services

Study Modes available


On-Campus Learning - Study at our place for all or some of your course and access the on-campus TAFE experience.


North Coast TAFE offers a wide choice of courses, some that attract government subsidies and some that do not. The fees payable will vary, depending on your personal circumstances, your study history and the course you choose.

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Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

The 2017 subsidised fees indicated on this page are indicative only and based on 2016 fees. The state government may make some small changes to fees and subsidies for 2017 enrolments and we will update our site if and when that happens.

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