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Advanced Training at MPA Skills

MPA Skills delivers Advanced Training Courses for the plumbing industry.

Advanced Training is the next step to becoming further qualified as a plumber and gasfitter in Australia.

MPA Skills Advanced Training has a commitment to excellence. With quality facilities and equipment, combined with qualified trainers it has ensured MPA Skills sets the benchmark in Plumbing & Gasfitting Training.

MPA Skills offer a range of courses available throughout the calendar year.


Advanced Training Plumbing Courses


Plumbing Contractor's License (PCL) - Want to start your own plumbing business or undertake managerial/supervisory positions within the plumbing industry? MPA Skills offers four courses: Business, Drainage, Water and Sanitary which meet the nine mandatory competencies to be issued a PCL from the Plumber's Licensing Board.

Backflow Prevention - This unit of competence specifies the outcomes required to test, commission and maintain backflow prevention devices in water services. It covers preparation for work, identification of testing and commissioning requirements, physical testing and commissioning of devices, maintenance and completion of work finalization processes as required by the Water Corporation.

Restricted Plumbing Permit Course - This course is Restricted to Licensed Electricians and Gasfitters with a Non Plumbing Pathway.

PVC Pipe Laying - The PVC Pipe Laying course is required by the Water Corporation of WA. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and the skills to understand different types of PVC pipe and their properties, the correct excavation requirements; including the relevant safety and installation methods that conform to the utility provider's specifications.

Introduction to WA Plumbing Standards (Migrant Gap) - Australia has strict safety standards and licensing requirements associated with licensed trades. In order to carry out plumbing work in Western Australia a person must hold the appropriate licence issued by the Plumbers Licensing Board in Western Australia (PLB).


Advanced Training Gas Courses


Certificate III in Gasfitting - This course is restricted to plumbers who have not achieved the gas pathway or previous gas fitters who have not held a gas permit in over 5 years.

Gas Servicing - This course meets Building and Energy requirements in Western Australia. This unit of competence specifies the outcomes required to diagnose and repair faults on domestic and commercial Type A gas appliances. Work associated with this unit is undertaken within the scope of AS5601:2013 gas installations and local licensing requirements (gas, electrical and plumbing).

Restricted Gas Permit Course - A trainee must hold a restricted Permit (training permit), enabling them to perform gasfitting work while working under supervision, prior to undertaking gasfitting training at the

Certificate III or IV level. The Permit must be endorsed for the class or type of gasfitting work being undertaken.

Please read the "Course Information" links below before clicking ENROL.

Advanced Training Plumbing Courses
Plumbing Contractor’s Licence Course
PCL Business - Course Information Enrol Here
• PCL WaterCourse Information Enrol Here
PCL DrainageCourse Information Enrol Here
• PCL SanitaryCourse Information Enrol Here
Introduction to WA Plumbing Standards (Migrant Gap)Course Information Enrol Here
Backflow PreventionCourse Information Enrol Here
Restricted Plumbing Permit Course

(This course is Restricted to Licensed Electricians and Gas Fitters with a Non Plumbing Pathway) - Course Information

PVC Pipe Laying

(This course is required by the Water Corporation of WA) - Course Information

Enrol Here

Enrol Here

Advanced Training Gas Courses

(Gas Permit Fact Sheet)

Certificate III in Gasfitting (This course is restricted to plumbers who have not achieved the gas pathway or previous gas fitters who have not held a gas permit in over 5 years) - Course Information Enrol Here
Gas ServicingCourse Information Enrol Here
Restricted Gas Permit CourseCourse Information Enrol Here

MPA Skills Plumbing Advanced Training Brochure 2022

This brochure contains all the information about upcoming course dates, details, costs, times and more!

Interested in enrolling in an upcoming course?

Complete the "Expression of Interest" form at the end of the document and forward it to training@mpaskills.com.au 

You will receive a letter of course confirmation following successful registration.

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