Plumber and Drainer Licensing - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to undertake plumbing or drainage work. There are two licensable occupations, with various occupation classes. Plumber occupations include:

  • sanitary plumber
  • water supply plumber
  • irrigation plumber
  • journeyperson plumber
  • fire sprinkler fitter
  • journeyperson fire sprinkler fitter.

Drainer occupations include:

  • advanced sanitary drainer's licence
  • journeyperson drainer licence
  • operative drainer licence.

If you intend to undertake backflow prevention device test work as a licensed plumber you must first receive an endorsement from the registrar. Backflow prevention device test work means any work that is undertaken to test a backflow prevention device that forms part of a water service, hot water system, irrigation system or fire sprinkler system.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

No longer than 3 years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Act(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Regulation 2004 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Land, Planning and Building

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Construction and Workplace Licensing

Land, Planning and Building

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 8096
Email: cwpl@act.gov.au
Website: Land, Planning, Building and Housing (Opens in new window)