Qualified Supervisor Certificate - Plumbing, Draining and Gasfitting - New South Wales

Description

You will require this certificate if you want to supervise or carry out plumbing, draining and / or gasfitting work without supervision as an employee or as a member of a partnership or director of a company holding a Contractor Licence.

Plumbing includes water plumbing, roof plumbing and works of sewerage. Water plumbing includes plumbing involved in a fire service such as a fire sprinkler system, urban irrigation, and water supply. Water supply includes any work on pipes and fitting in a building in which any part of a sewerage service is connected to a septic tank or effluent system.

Gasfitting includes work on a gas installation (other than an autogas installation) connected or intended to be connected to a compressed natural gas container.

LP gasfitting work is restricted to work on a gas installation designed to carry liquefied petroleum gas in vapour phase only at pressures not exceeding 150 kilopascals.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • be considered a fit and proper person for the purposes of the licence
  • not be of mental incapacitation
  • not be disqualified
  • have the necessary qualifications and practical experience as specified by the Authority
  • not be a debtor to the Director-General or Administration Corporation
  • not subject to an unsatisfied Tribunal order
  • not hold any authority which is currently suspended or have had an unreasonable number of complaints, penalties or cautions against you
  • have not performed work subject to an unreasonable number of insurance claims
  • have not been a director, partner or person concerned in the management of a company or partnership that was disqualified from holding an authority within 3 years before the date of the application, unless the Director-General is satisfied that the applicant took all reasonable steps to prevent the conduct that led to the disqualification
  • not be bankrupt or a director or person concerned in the management of a company that is the subject of a winding up order or for which a controller or administrator has been appointed
  • not, within the period of 3 years before the date of the application, been bankrupt or a director or person concerned in the management of a company when the company was the subject of a winding up order or when a controller or administrator was appointed
  • not be an apprentice or trainee
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

3 years.

Expiry

Licenses expire 3 years from the date of issue.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

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

Act(s) name

Home Building Act 1989 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Home Building Regulation 2014 NSW

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Home Building Licensing

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Finance, Services and Innovation

Mailing address: PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)