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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4431-11 General Plumber

Installs and repairs water, drainage, gas and sewerage pipes and systems.

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

Tasks Include:

  • sets out and installs hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • installs fire hydrants and hose reel systems
  • designs sanitary plumbing and water supply systems including residential sprinkler systems
  • installs discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • fabricates and installs soil and waste stacks
  • installs sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • installs below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • assembles and installs mechanical services machinery, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • fabricates and installs rainwater goods and flashings
  • may install roof and wall cladding
  • may install and maintain approved domestic and commercial appliances and ancillary equipment

Fire Services Plumber
Sanitary Plumber
Water Plumber

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