MINOR GROUP 443
PLUMBERS install, maintain and repair pipes, drains, cladding, mechanical services and related equipment for water supply, gas, drainage, sewage, heating and cooling and other systems.
Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks performed by Plumbers typically include excavating for below ground sewage and drainage systems; measuring, cutting and assembling pipes, connecting pipelines to various components, equipment and appliances; installing gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices; fabricating and installing metal gutters, downpipes and other rainwater products; and fabricating and installing equipment for mechanical services and airconditioning.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit group: