1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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4431-19 Mechanical Services and Airconditioning Plumber

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

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • fabricates and installs piping for steam, water and other services
  • installs small bore heating systems
  • installs ducting constructed from sheet materials for heating, ventilation and airconditioning (HVAC) systems and exhaust systems
  • assembles and installs fabricated components and equipment for mechanical services
  • assembles and installs machinery, air handling equipment and unitary air- conditioning equipment
  • installs flexible duct systems and air terminal devices
  • may install non-flammable medical gas systems
  • may carry out basic commissioning of air and water systems
  • may install thermal or acoustic insulation materials to ducting, piping or air handling equipment
  • may carry out leak testing of duct systems
  • may carry out maintenance of mechanical services and airconditioning equipment

Ductfixing Plumber

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