Plumbing Practitioner's Licence - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to undertake plumbing work.

Plumbing work includes installing, altering, maintaining or disconnecting a plumbing installation such as refrigeration, sanitary plumbing and drainage, stormwater drainage, water services, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning, hydraulic, liquid fuel, medical gas or pneumatic.

There are two types of plumbing practitioner licences:

  • plumber practitioner licence: holders cannot self-certify their own work
  • plumber practitioner (certifier) licence: holders can self-certify and certify the work of others.

The plumbing practitioner licence can be granted on a provisional basis, where the practitioner is licensed for a period of less than twelve months to undertake one or more classes of plumbing work.

Please consult the Contact Officer for 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:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • possess the required qualifications (relevant Certificate III for Plumber Practitioner, and a relevant Certificate III and relevant Certificate IV for Plumber Practitioner (Certifier))
  • submit all relevant documentation and pay the prescribed fees.

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


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $105.40

One year.

Renew Licence All $279.00

Three years.

Act(s) name

Occupational Licensing Act 2005 TAS

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Licensing (Plumbing Work) Regulations 2010 TAS

Application process


If you are applying for plumbing restricted or provisional licence, please contact the Agency prior to lodging application.

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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


Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Department of Justice

Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 654 499
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0205
Website: Building Standards and Occupational Licensing (Opens in new window)