Plumbers are the water wizards! They install, maintain and repair plumbing systems in buildings. With their knowledge of pipes, fixtures, and regulations, they ensure the safe and efficient flow of water and waste.
What does this job involve?
Installing and repairing plumbing pipes and fixtures
Conducting routine maintenance on plumbing systems
Identifying and fixing leaks in pipes and connections
Installing sinks, toilets, showers, and faucets
Clearing clogs and blockages in drains
Water heater service
Repairing and installing water heaters
Adding insulation to prevent freezing or heat loss
Ensuring plumbing systems meet building codes and regulations
How do I get into this career?
The only pathway is via an apprenticeship. As this trade is licenced, recognition of prior learning is not an option. It is highly recommended that you undertake work experience while at school and the industry also values the Pre-trade Certificate II Plumbing.