Our plumbing courses provide you with a solid foundation of practical skills to become a licensed plumber and work on a broad range of domestic and commercial plumbing jobs. You will learn technical skills in areas such as gas fitting, water supply, sanitary fixtures and fittings, roofing, drainage and mechanical processes.

As a plumbing apprentice, you get the best of both worlds; learning on-the-job from your employer as well as from our specialist trainers at TAFE. The Gordon's campuses at East Geelong and Hoppers Crossing are home to world-class trade facilities with plumbing courses designed by industry bodies, to give you the latest skills and knowledge being used in your trade.

Get the edge before your apprenticeship

Our pre-apprenticeships program is a proven pathway to securing an apprenticeship and a great way to try out the plumbing trade. You can also shave off some of your TAFE training time, once you start your full apprenticeship! Find out more about starting an apprenticeship. Or if you are an employer find out more about taking on an apprentice.

Finished your trade? Get your licence. 

If you’re a qualified plumber looking to apply for specific licences, we also offer the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services. This is made up of 11 short courses, aligned to the licensing stream requirements set by the VBA. 

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About The Gordon

The Gordon Institute of TAFE is one of the largest regional TAFEs in Victoria and has been helping people gain real skills for real jobs for over 125 years. We pride ourselves on delivering a great range of TAFE courses from short courses to nationally accredited training across apprenticeships, traineeships, certificates, diplomas, and advanced diplomas, which can lead you to a great career or create pathways to university.

The Gordon acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work, study and do business. We pay respect to their Elders, past and present. The Gordons Reconciliation Plan can be found here.

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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