1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    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.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    Most occupations in this minor 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:
      NZ Register Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

    At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

    Tasks Include:

    • 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 gas appliances, flues and pressure regulating devices
    • fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 3341 Plumbers

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