Many and increasingly more Metropolitans, Local authorities and Insurance Company’s require that any person working on plumbing works within their jurisdiction or being part of their panel plumbers must be registered with the Plumbing Industry Registration Board. It is illegal for any person who works on plumbing installation if he/she is not a qualified plumber or not working under the adequate supervision of a qualified plumber.
PIRB Registered plumbers have demonstrated their qualifications and in some case their experience, and required to have an appropriate level of insurance cover.
The various categories under which plumbing practitioners are registered with the PIRB:
The following designation requirements must be observed to hold and/or maintain a Learner designations
- Must preferably be employed and must work under the supervision and/or mentorship of a Licensed or Qualified Plumber.
- Provide details of the PIRB Licensed/Qualified Plumber under whose adequate supervision and/or
mentorship you will be doing your plumbing training.
- Obtain 10 CPD points over 12 month cycle.
- Re-Register every 12 months.