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This post-trade course is designed for providing licensed plumbers with the skills and knowledge for servicing, testing and installing Thermostatic Mixing Valves devices (TMV).  It satisfies the training requirements specified by the Plumbing Industry Council when seeking a Thermostatic Mixing Valves endorsement on their open Plumbing licence.

Areas of study include:

  • basic hydraulics and mechanics relevant to water temperature control devices and their installation
  • characteristics and applications of different types of hot and/or heated water temperature control valves and devices
  • effective isolation procedures
  • process of commissioning hot and/or heated water temperature control devices
  • relevant statutory requirements related to commissioning hot and/or heated water temperature control devices

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Cairns, Townsville Trade Training Centre

Key dates and info


Blended: 2 days / up to 8 hours per day
Part time: up to 2 weeks / Delivery varies

Course details


  • Full Fee $640

Cost details

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

Key dates

Cairns Part time / Delivery varies Classroom
Townsville Trade Training Centre up to 8 hours per day Blended

Entry requirements

Participants must already hold a Certificate III in Plumbing, nationally recognised qualification/course or equivalent and must be a licensed plumber.  Alternatively apprentices completing their stage 6 block may enrol. It is necessary to supply an occupational licence i.e. Registration level - Plumber.

Online: To undertake theory training component online, participants will be required to have access to a computer, the internet and provide a current email address. Once enrolled a TAFE Queensland Student Number will be issued. This Student Number will act as a user name and a password allowing access to the on line training program will be sent separately via email.


Gatton, Newton, Eureka and Wilkinson Streets
Manunda QLD 4870

Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Please be aware that you will also be required to supply the following items at your cost:

  • Protective clothing
  • Steel capped safety boots are required while engaged in work activities and while students are in designated areas of TAFE
  • Long sleeved shirts are highly recommended  *Singlet tops are not allowed.
  • Rule Book: AS/NZS3500.2003
  • Notebook, pens, pencils and calculator.


Cairns campus: Classroom based - part time, 2 nights per week over 2 weeks plus 2 Saturdays.
Townsville Trade Training Centre: Blended delivery - theory component is delivered online and is required to be completed prior to attending the practical component. Full time practical component is 2 nights (Tuesday & Thursday).


CPCPWT4023A Commission and maintain hot and heated water temperature control devices Mandatory


Not all electives available at all campuses

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No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland North has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1300 656 959. We're here to help.

Prices are subject to change.



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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


This unit provides the outcomes required to evaluate the design and planning the installation requirements to ensure safe installation of thermostatic mixing valve devices and provides licensed plumbers with the opportunity to enhance their skills.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be issued with a 'Statement of Attainment' that will satisfy the training requirements as specified by the Plumbers Industry Council of Queensland within the Department of Housing and Public Works formally the Plumbers and Drainer Board of Queensland.  You can contact the Plumbers Industry Council on E: or Ph: 1800 682 021.

Job prospects

  • Plumber (General)

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 19 June 2017

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