Plumber's Assistant

Plumber's Assistants perform routine tasks in fabricating, laying, installing and maintaining pipes, fixtures, water meters and regulators.

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    Overview

    Plumber's Assistants perform routine tasks in fabricating, laying, installing and maintaining pipes, fixtures, water meters and regulators.

    Day-to-day

    • loading and unloading plumbing fixtures and materials, tools and equipment and transporting them around sites
    • assisting with assembling and installing piping, valves and fittings
    • assisting with installing fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and sprinkler systems.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Plumber's Assistant

    • You can work as a Plumber's Assistant without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

      Take a Certificate II in Plumbing