Becoming a plumber will require carrying out an apprenticeship. One of the first steps in obtaining a plumbing apprenticeship is to graduate high school and have a sound understanding of basic maths, geometry and the metric system. To become certified plumber you don’t necessarily have to have a college degree, but you will have two complete an apprenticeship and pass all of the examinations required by a your state or territory to practice as a fully qualified plumber.
Benefits of qualified plumbing.
In Australia it is essential that all trades people be fully qualified and licensed in order to carry out any work. This statute also applies to plumbers. always check the qualifications of your plumber and make sure that he has the correct licences to carry out the special work that you require. There are bogus tradesmen getting around that do not have the appropriate licences and this can have drastic ramifications.
If you hire an unlicensed plumber to carry out work in your home or office your insurance may be avoided. If someone goes wrong with any of the work carried out by the plumber and causes damage to your home insurance policy may not pay out on that damage.
This is why you must ensure that your plumber is fully qualified and has a licence number.
By hiring a qualified and licensed plumber you will have peace of mind when it comes to carrying out the contracted work that you have hired the plumber to do. Fully licensed and qualified plumber will also have all of the appropriate insurances just in case a link does go wrong. You can be rest assured that by hiring a fully qualified plumber that they actually know what they’re doing as a result of the years of rigourous training as an apprentice.
When you are looking for a plumber in your area, whether it’s for a blocked drain, a leaky tap or installing hot water service, always check the qualifications before entering into a work contract.