Plumbing Plan Certifier Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to provide plumbing plan certification services in the construction industry.

If you hold a licence in another State or Territory and intend to conduct work in the Australian Capital Territory, your licensing status may be recognised under the mutual recognition system.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence, you must satisfy either of the following sets of requirements:

  • registration with the Institution of Engineers in the area of building services
  • a statement of competency from the institution of Engineers.

Or you must hold:

  • a sanitary plumbers licence
  • an advanced sanitary drainer's licence
  • completion of the Backflow Prevention Course offered by the Canberra Institute of Technology, or an equivalent
  • three years experience as a sanitary plumber or advanced sanitary drainer.


Up to 1 year


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Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Act(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Act 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Construction Occupations (Licensing) Regulation 2004 Australian Capital Territory

Approval time

At least four weeks

Administering agency

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate


Contact details

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