In Queensland, a plumbing licence permits you to perform all forms of plumbing and drainage work, as well as related building and repair work, without supervision. With this licence, you can work in commercial and residential settings. This licence will allow you to conduct water plumbing, gasfitting work, fire protection, and draining installation and repair. If you are registered, your employers can trust you as a reliable professional who is aware of standard industry practices.
Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) regulates all matters related to plumbing licensing in Queensland. Plumbing is categorised into drainage and plumbing. Gas plumbing licensing is handled by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines.
The three plumbing licence classes include:
The purpose of this licence is to regulate the construction and building sector. A plumbing licence issued by QBCC is required for any type of commercial, industrial, or domestic drainage, plumbing, or gasfitting work in Queensland.
Each state has its own set of regulatory requirements. This is done to ensure that all plumbers have similar levels of education and training.
The QBCC states that in order to qualify for a Queensland drainage or plumbing licence, you must complete:
Additional requirements may include the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services (CPC40912), which consists of the following units of competency:
successful completion of the following units of competency from the Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services CPC40920 —
Follow these three steps to apply for your plumbers licence in Queensland:
Please contact your state’s licensing body for up to date information as requirements do change. The QBCC website is the best source for all updated information. ITEC Australia is not an RTO or licensing body. We are unable to provide licences, but we can assist you in obtaining one. Our professionals can examine your employment history and qualifications and guide you through the next steps in obtaining a licence.
By taking into account your prior experience, education and skills, the ITEC team can aid you in getting an official qualification. If you wish to pursue new career options or re-enter the industry, formal certifications and state licences can help you progress your career.
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