Plumber ANZSCO

Where these jobs are in Australia

VIC NSW QLD SA WA TAS NT ACT
32.0% 29.0% 17.7% 6.3% 10.9% 1.7% 1.0% 1.4%

Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/plumbers?occupationCode=3341

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Plumbers 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.

 

Requisite Education:

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:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

Registration or licensing is required.

 

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • Yes, at least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification.
  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Detailed 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, maintaining and repairing gas mains, piping systems downstream of the billing meter, and appliances and ancillary equipment associated with the use of fuel gases
  • fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings

 

334112 Airconditioning and Mechanical Services Plumber ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and repairs piping, ducting and equipment for heating, cooling and ventilation of buildings or vessels. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

334113 Drainer ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and designs below-ground drainage systems and associated sewerage or effluent disposal systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Plumber and Drainer

 

334114 Gasfitter ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and repairs gas mains, piping systems downstream of the billing meter, and appliances and ancillary equipment associated with the use of fuel gases, including liquefied petroleum gas systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Alternative Title:

  • Plumber and Gasfitter

 

334115 Roof Plumber ANZSCO

Installs, maintains and repairs flashings, metallic roof and wall claddings and rainwater products such as gutters and downpipes. Registration or licensing is required.

Roof Tilers are excluded from this occupation. Roof Tilers are included in Unit Group 3333 Roof Tilers, in Occupation 333311 Roof Tiler.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

Specialisation:

  • Fascia and Guttering Installer

 

334116 Plumber (General) ANZSCO

Installs and repairs water, drainage, gas and sewerage pipes and systems other than water-based fire protection systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: Long Term

 

334117 Fire Protection Plumber ANZSCO

Installs, tests, services and repairs water-based fire protection systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Fire Alarm Technicians and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians are excluded from this occupation. Fire Alarm Technicians are included in Unit Group 3423 Electronics Trades Workers, in Occupation 342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker. Fire Protection Equipment Technicians are included in Unit Group 3999 Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers, in Occupation 399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician.

Skill Level: 3

Skilled Occupations List: N/A

Specialisation:

  • Sprinkler Fitter

 


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