The Current State of Plumbing in South Africa – 2019

Did you know that South Africa has been classified as a water-stressed country by the United Nations Environmental Program? With an annual rainfall of less than 500mm, we fall significantly lower than the world average of 860mm. It’s no news that we need to use water responsibly, but it is time we addressed and minimized [...]

By |2019-06-26T13:02:17+00:00June 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Current State of Plumbing in South Africa – 2019

Important PIRB Registration Information

Please take note of the PIRB Registration Procedure: When applying to register with the PIRB as a Qualified Plumber, kindly note that the process can take ten working days if; The PIRB Registration Form is filled in and complete The Declaration form is signed Each page of the Registration Form is initialed A colour ID photo [...]

By |2019-04-24T07:20:25+00:00April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Important PIRB Registration Information

When to issue a Plumbing CoC

It has come to the PIRB's attention that plumbers are confused as to when a PIRB Plumbing Certificate of Compliance/CoC should be issued. Please familiarise yourselves with the guidelines below: PIRB Plumbing Certificates of Compliance are issued by Licensed Plumbers to certify that their plumbing work complies with all regulatory installations requirements. A plumbing certificate [...]

By |2019-04-24T07:13:53+00:00April 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When to issue a Plumbing CoC

PIRB Newsletter | January 2019

Welcome Back and Happy New Year! The PIRB trusts you had a peaceful festive season and have recharged for this brand new year! We look forward to a prosperous and peaceful 2019 with you! The PIRB Designation Table There are 7 designations recognised in the PIRB. Learn more about each designation in the infographic below. [...]

By |2019-01-31T10:44:10+00:00January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PIRB Newsletter | January 2019

Important CoC Information

Plumbing Certificates of Compliance are issued by licensed plumbers to certify that their plumbing work complies with all regulatory installation requirements and standards. A plumbing certificate of compliance will be issued for most plumbing work, including: Where the total value of work, including materials, labour and VAT, is more than R1 500.00 (material costs must [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:11:33+00:00December 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Important CoC Information

Plumbing as a career choice

Most people think that plumbing is dirty work or a non-skilled profession. This is false. To be a plumber you need to possess many different skills and competencies. Without plumbing, modern life would not exist. Even Albert Einstein, one of the greatest minds in history said: “If I had my life to live over again, [...]

By |2018-12-11T13:24:29+00:00December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Plumbing as a career choice

Accumulate CPD credits monthly

The PIRB has many plumbers scrambling last minute to submit their CPD credits before their cycle expires. This is often done to avoid being demoted to a Qualified Plumber, who may no longer issue CoC’s due to not reaching their CPD credit quota within their cycle. Unfortunately, the plumbers doing this are missing the entire [...]

By |2018-12-20T13:15:28+00:00November 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Accumulate CPD credits monthly
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