Steps to becoming a Licenced Plumber

1. Apprenticeship Registration

  • To register as an Apprentice with Consumer and Business Services (NO FEES)
  • Complete application form, photo, and copy of Confirmation of Contract of Training.
  • Your licence card will be posted in a few weeks.

 

2. After Qualification to apply for a Restricted Registration

  • Complete a form entitled “Varying conditions on existing Licence”
  • Application fee
  • Provide confirmation of Contract of Training Letter (specifies the terms of your contract of training) from the Traineeship and Apprenticeship Management Branch (TAM)
  • Supply certified copies of your qualifications (BCP03) or (CPC08)
    Certificate III in Plumbing or Certificate III in Gas Fitting from a RTO
  • And an academic statement of plumbing streams Water, Drainage, Sanitary, Gas Fitting.
     

3. In Addition to above qualifications to apply for an Unrestricted Registration

  • Provide a Certified Copy of Statement of Attainment of following competencies;
    Certificate IV in Plumbing Services - Operations Stream

 

 

Code Title Nom Hrs
 CPCPSN4001A  Plan, size and layout sanitary pipe work and fixtures  40 
 CPCPWT4001A   Plan, size and layout hot and cold water service/systems 80 
 CPCPWT4002A   Commission and maintain backflow prevention devices  20 
 CPCPCM4001A   Carry out work based risk control processes  24 
 CPCPCM4002A   Estimate cost of work  40 
 CPCPDR4001A   Plan, size and layout sanitary drainage systems  50 
 CPCPDR4002A   Plan, size and layout stormwater drainage systems  40 
 CPCPDR4003A   Plan, size and layout domestic treatment plant disposal  system  30 

 And/or Gas

Code Title Nom Hrs
 CPCPGS4001A  Plan, size and layout consumer gas installations              60
 CPCPGS4002A  Service type A gas appliances  180
 CPCPCM4001A  Carry out work based risk control processes  24
 CPCPCM4002A   Estimate and work cost  40

 

4. Contractors

  • Provide a Certified Copy of Statement of Attainment of the above competencies; for Certificate IV in Plumbing Services - Operations Stream
  • And Approved Business Courses as the following;

 

Code Title Nom Hrs
 BSBSMB402A  Plan small business finances  50
 BSBSMB401A   

 Establish legal and risk management requirements for
small business

80