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334111 - Plumber (General)

Description

Installs and repairs water, drainage, gas and sewerage pipes and systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

3

Specialisations

    • Fire Services Plumber
    • Sanitary Plumber
    • Water Plumber

Skills Assessment Authority

TRA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 4431-01 Supervisor, Plumbers
    • 4431-11 General Plumber

Group: 3341 Plumbers

Description

install, maintain and repair pipes, drains, guttering and metal roofing, mechanical services and related equipment for water supply, gas, drainage, sewerage, heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

Tasks

    • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
    • setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
    • installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
    • designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
    • fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
    • assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
    • installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
    • installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
    • installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
    • fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 334111 Plumber (General)
    • 334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber
    • 334113 Drainer (Aus) / Drainlayer (NZ)
    • 334114 Gasfitter
    • 334115 Roof Plumber

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Australia: 1300 619 977
International: +61 7 3181 5588

HEAD OFFICE:

Level 27 Santos Building, 32 Turbot St, Brisbane QLD Australia 4000
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