W109295 - Plumber

Benson Plumbing

Benson Plumbing specialise in commercial and residential plumbing, new house plumbing, septic tank installation, rainwater tanks, gas fitting and general maintenance. In this placement students will have the chance of hands-on practical experience in the domestic and commercial plumbing field. As well they will be observing and learning from qualified and experienced professionals. Students will be operating in a workshop but mainly out on job sites.

Please note: Students will not be based in Whittlesea, but rather travelling to various site locations across Melbourne

Skills You Might Learn

The use of basic plumbing hand tools and equipment will be learnt. As well students will learn workplace communication in real life scenarios. They will also assist with site tidying and the maintenance of workshop facilities.

Typical Tasks & Duties

Tasks will be around assisting other employees in their roles and the student will be expected to be an active participant in all workplace practices. They will work as part of a team while under regular supervision. Specifically, using hand tools and digging equipment will be a big part of a student's working day. Some other tasks may include; sewer installations, water connections and installing mechanical vent.s

Student Requirements

The students must have completed the OH&S module in WRS VCAL or else have begun the OH&S module in the relevant VET course.

Dress Requirements

Students are to wear neat casual dress appropriate for the work place plus sturdy work boots.

Special Transport Requirements

Students will be meeting employer on site or may arrange to meet employer at an agreed location


  • CPC32413 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • VIC22216 - Certificate II in Building and Construction
Positions: 1 Position
ID Number: W109295
Location: Northern suburbs - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: one day a week negotiable
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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