Occupational qualifications

Occupational Certificate

Plumber

Curriculum (here)

These Qualifications are QCTO accredited Qualifications at Johannesburg Institution of Engineering & Technology.

Accreditation Number: SDP1220/19/00361

OCCUPATIONAL TITLENQF LEVELCREDITSQUALIFICATION SAQA I. DQCTO CURRICULUM CODEDURATIONFEES
Occupational Certificate: Plumber04360917826426010003 YearsR24,000 Per Year

ADMISSION TO OCCUPATIONAL LEARNING

All occupational and part qualifications on the OQSF specify minimum admission requirements.

·         Entry Requirements: NQF Level 3 qualification equivalent to N2 knowledge areas of Engineering Math, Science and Building Drawings

CURRICULLUM & QUALIFICATION RULES:

 

The development of curricula will be integral to the occupational design process. The curriculum will cover three components:

·         Theory/knowledge. (Institutional Based Training)

·         Practical skills; and (Institutional Based Training)

·         Work experience (In Industry / work-place Based Training)

 

QUALIFICATION RULES

 

This qualification is made up of the following compulsory Knowledge and Practical Skill Modules:

 

 Knowledge Modules:

 

  • Health, Safety, Quality and Legislation, NQF Level 3, 3 Credits.
  • Environment, Energy Efficiency and Ethics, NQF Level 4, 5 Credits.
  • Tools, Equipment, Components and Site Practice, NQF Level 3, 3 Credits.
  • Drawings and Applied Sciences, NQF Level 4, 7 Credits.
  • Theory of Water and Drainage Excavation, NQF Level 4, 8 Credits.
  • Above and Below Ground Drainage Systems, NQF Level 4, 43 Credits.
  • Sanitary ware, NQF Level 4, 4 Credits.
  • Hot and cold-water systems, NQF Level 4, 18 Credits.
  • Installation and Maintenance Theory for Plumbing Systems, NQF Level 4, 9 Credits.

 

Total number of Credits for Knowledge Modules: 100.

 

Practical Skill Modules:

 

  • Install, maintain and test above-ground soil waste and vent systems and sanitary ware appliances, NQF Level 4, 30 Credits.
  • Install, maintain and test below-ground drainage systems, NQF Level 4, 35 Credits.
  • Install, maintain, and test cold water and hot water systems, NQF Level 4, 35 Credits.
  • Install, maintain, and test rainwater systems, NQF Level 4, 30 Credits.

 

Total number of Credits for Practical Skill Modules: 130.

 

This qualification also requires the following Work Experience Modules:

 

  • Processes and procedures for installation and testing of above ground soil waste and vent systems and sanitary ware appliances, NQF Level 4, 30 Credits.
  • Processes and procedures for installation and testing of below-ground drainage systems and performing basic building work, NQF Level 4, 35 Credits.
  • Procedures and processes for installation and maintenance of cold water and hot water systems, NQF Level 4, 35 Credits.
  • Procedures and processes for installation and maintenance of rainwater systems, NQF Level 4, 30 Credits

 

Total number of Credits for Work Experience Modules: 130.

 

EXIT LEVEL OUTCOMES

 

  1. The ability to install, maintain, test and repair above-ground soil waste and vent systems and sanitary ware appliances.
  2. The ability to install, maintain, test and repair below-ground drainage systems and performing basic building work.
  3. The ability to install, maintain, test and repair cold water systems and hot water systems.
  4. The ability to install, maintain, test and repair rain water systems.

CERTIFICATION

The QCTO will issue certificates for all occupational and part qualifications, after a learner has complied with all required standards.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING (R.P.L)

With due regard to the policies, requirements, and guidelines of the QCTO, skills development providers may recognise other forms of prior learning as equivalent to the prescribed minimum admission requirements and may recognise other forms of prior learning for entry to a programme or for granting advanced standing in given components. In all cases the skills development provider must be satisfied that the applicant has the necessary competence.