Plumbing Plan Certifier Licensing - 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.

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

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.

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


Up to 1 year,


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the attached document.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Construction Licence Application (Opens in new window)

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

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Construction and Workplace Licensing

Land, Planning and Building

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

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