Plumbing Practitioner's Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to carry out 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.

If you have overseas qualifications you will need to apply for a provisional licence.

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 a practitioner's licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • have the relevant qualifications, experience and competencies (at least Certificate III in Plumbing, Roof Plumbing or Mechanical Services)
  • have completed the relevant training
  • undertake continuing professional development.

To be eligible for a provisional licence you must:

  • be a fit and proper person
  • fulfil the requirements for mutual recognition of your qualifications, experience and competencies
  • have completed the training needed to satisfy the gap training requirements
  • undertake continuing professional development.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to maintain your skills through continuing professional development.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All $121.04

Annual licence fee for a Practitioner or Certifier or Provisional licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $320.40

Triennial licence fee for a Practitioner or Certifier licence. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Occupational Licensing Act 2005 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Occupational Licensing (Plumbing Work) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Application process


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

Approval time

21 business days

Administering agency

Department of Justice

Consumer, Building and Occupational Services

Contact details

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