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CPC32612 Certificate III in Roof Plumbing

Building & Construction

Course Description

This course provides you with the skills to install and maintain metal, fiberglass, and associated new material onto roofing structures. Installation of fascia, gutters, downpipes, valley gutters, ridge capping, barge capping, flashings, skylights, ventilators tektites, and battens are also included in this trade.

Certificate III in Roof Plumbing qualification has 25 units of competency comprised of 22 core units and 3 elective units to be selected from the list below.

22 Core Units of Competency 3 Elective Units
CPCCCM2008B – Erect and dismantle restricted height scaffolding

CPCCCM2010B – Work safely at heights

CPCCCM3001C – Operate elevated work platforms

CPCPCM2039A – Carry out interactive workplace communication

CPCCCM1015A – Carry out measurements and calculations

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

CPCPCM2046A – Use plumbing hand and power tools

CPCPCM2047A – Carry out levelling

CPCPCM2048A – Cut and join sheet metal

CPCPCM2050A – Mark out materials

CPCPCM2055A – Work safely on roofs

CPCPCM3021A – Flash penetrations through roofs and walls

CPCPRF2022A – Select and install roof sheeting and wall cladding

CPCPRF3021A – Receive roofing materials

CPCPRF3022A – Fabricate and install roof drainage components

CPCPRF3023A – Fabricate and install external flashings

CPCPRF3024A – Install roof components

CPCPRF3025A – Install roof coverings to curved roof structures

CPCPRF3026A – Install composite roof systems

HLTFA211A – Provide basic emergency life support

CPCPDR2021A – Locate and clear blockages

CPCPMS3032A – Select and fit insulation and sheathing

CPCPRF2023A – Collect and store roof water


Course Duration & Mode of Delivery

CTC offers this qualification by either RPL or by Training and assessment.

Enrolment is valid for two years.

Typically, RPL’s take 3 months but can be longer.  Those undertaking a training and assessment program typically take 24 months to complete the course.


Both pathways make use of our Online Learning Management system as a source of documentation.

Both RPL and Training and Assessment require face to face interaction, with training and assessment requiring two days of face to face classroom attendance per week.

Participants must be working in the industry and have the support of their employers.

Commencement Date

Please contact our office to obtain our course commencement dates.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Recognition is available to all learners of the RTO. An application for Recognition can be made on the Application for Recognition Form.

Refund Policy and Deferments

Please refer to our Student Handbook for full details

Study Pathways

Learners who successfully complete this qualification may pathway into further study options:

CPC60212 Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction (Management) Or any other relevant qualification

Employment Opportunities

This qualification has employability skills. Participants may find employment in construction roles in businesses and other industries requiring building and construction qualifications.

Entry Requirements

  • be aged 18 years or over
  • be an existing worker in a building supervision role
  • have the support of their supervisor and employer
  • hold a minimum of a Higher School Certificate (or equivalent)
  • able to commit to the course duration and time commitment
  • Have already attained a “Whitecard”
  • Satisfactorily completed our Language Literacy and Numeracy assessment
  • Have a completed workplace support agreement, which confirms the resources required for training and assessment will be made available to the student.

Additional Requirements

Students will need to have an internet-capable laptop.

RPL Students will need this to access and potentially submit their RPL evidence

Training and Assessment Students will need this to access the learning and assessment material both in class and at home.

Course Fee

Contact our office for the current course fees for RPL and Training and Assessment

Contact Details

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