Plumber's Assistant

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

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.

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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

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