In order to perform any plumbing-related work in Australia, you have to follow the rules of the state regulatory body. For Victoria, this is the Victorian Building Authority (VBA). The VBA regulates the construction and building industry, including obtaining registration, plumbing licence and sufficient insurance to protect your customers and yourself.
You can work in both commercial and residential settings with this licence. This licence allows you to install and repair water piping, gasfitting, fire protection, and air conditioning and draining systems. If you are registered, employers can trust you as a dependable professional who is familiar with industry standards and practices.
Performing any plumbing work without a plumbing licence will result in serious penalties. Licensing is categorised by class, and you have to be registered for every class in which you intend to perform plumbing work, including water supply, gasfitting, drainage, irrigation (non-agricultural), sanitation, and roofing. Before applying for a plumbing licence in Victoria, you need to know exactly which classes of licence are suitable for your job. The classes include:
Every state has its own set of rules and regulations. This is done to ensure that all plumbers are educated and trained to the same standard. To be eligible for a plumbing licence in Victoria, you need to complete all of the following:
Simply follow the steps below to apply for your plumbing licence in Victoria, or for a specialised class of plumbing work:
The ITEC team can assist you in obtaining an official qualification by taking into account your prior experience, education, and skills. Recognition of prior learning means that you can get certifications and apply for licences on the basis of your previous experience. You can advance your career if you want to pursue other career possibilities or re-enter the industry after a break.
We make the licensing process easier for you by connecting you with experts who can provide you with personalised advice based on your professional background and objectives.
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