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MPA Skills offers Pre-Apprenticeships for Plumbing

A pre-apprenticeship course (52700WA Certificate II in Plumbing), with a work experience component, will give a student a true insight in to the industry they are considering. This is the first step to potentially gaining a full-time apprenticeship and demonstrates to a potential employer that a candidate has a real idea of what the job is about and what is expected of them.

The units completed on the pre-apprenticeship will be credited against the training completed in your first year of your apprenticeship. MPA Skills will direct you in securing your work experience placement, which forms part of the ‘job hunting’ training each student receives.

Our aim is to make you employable which could ultimately lead to employment by our own Apprentice Employment division for a number of successful candidates.

To apply for the 10 week full time 52700WA Certificate II in Plumbing you must complete the below steps:

Please note: you must be 17 years of age or older to complete this program. Students currently enrolled in a school based Plumbing pre apprenticeship program cannot enrol in the full time program.

1. Read the Pre App Fact Sheet

2. Complete the Enrolment Form by clicking on the campus you would like to attend outlined below:

 Important During the online enrolment, please make sure to upload a copy of your birth certificate or passport, and your previous qualifications (if you have any). Without a copy of your birth certificate or passport, we will not be able to accept your enrolment.

        Plumbing Maylands Campus
        Plumbing Jandakot Campus


What happens next?

Your enrolment does not confirm your place, we will be in contact with you closer to the start date of the course with your interview details. After your interview, we will send you an email which will confirm if you were successful or not. For more information, please contact MPA Skills on 9471 6603.

Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship Videos

Check out the videos below to see what our Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship Course has on offer! (View on YouTube for better quality)

Construction Training Fund (CTF) $250.00 Pre-Apprenticeship Rebate

After successful completion of the Pre-Apprenticeship, students may be eligible to claim the *$250.00 Pre-Apprenticeship Scholarship payment directly from CTF. Follow the link below for further information:

CTF funding Support

*Please note this payment must be claimed directly from CTF and is not claimed through MPA Skills





MPA Skills Course Fees for government subsidised training – Apprenticeships and Pre-Apprenticeships.

The indicative qualification fees include projected CPI adjustments.

**Please note, the below figures only show the Course Fee amount. Training Fees are made up of a Course & Resource Fee. To view the total fees payable for training please go to the Pre Apprenticeship section of this website where it will break down the exact amount payable.

Career pathway in plumbing and gasfitting: