Plumbing Inspector – ANZSCO 312115
- Plumbing Inspectors inspect plumbing work to ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations. Registration or licensing is required.
- Skill Level
- Drainage Inspector
- Gas Plumbing Inspector
- Sanitary Plumbing and Water Supply Inspector
Skills Assessment Requirement
Unless you are exempt in very limited circumstances, you are required to have a positive Skills Assessment to apply for the visas listed above.
Skills Assessment authority for Plumbing Insepctor is Vocational Education and Training Assess (VETASSESS). To have a positive skills assessment, you must meet the following criteria:
- Qualification assessed at AQF Diploma level WITH a highly relevant field of study AND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the past five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Diploma level WITH an additional qualification at AQF Certificate IV in a highly relevant field of study AND at least one year of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the past five years; OR
- Qualification assessed at AQF Diploma WITHOUT a highly relevant field of study AND at least two years of post-qualification highly relevant employment at an appropriate skill level in the past five years
- Applicants must meet both the qualification and employment requirements to obtain a positive skills assessment
Potential Visa Pathways for Plumbing Inspector
|ANZSCO||Occupation||Skills Assessment||189||190||485 (Graduate Work)||491 (State)||491 (Family)||186 (Direct)||407 (Training)||494 (regional Sponsored)||482 (TSS Medium Term)|
Group: 3121 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians
- Perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising and inspecting construction sites, estimating time, costs and resources, inspecting plumbing work, and collecting and evaluating survey data and preparing maps and plans.
- Assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
- Interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
- Preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
- Preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
- Coordinating works programs
- Inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
- Calculating costs and estimating time scales
- Collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
- Performing routine computations and plotting preliminary data
- Skill Level
- Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)
At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.
- Occupations in this Group
- 312111 Architectural Draftsperson
- 312112 Building Associate
- 312113 Building Inspector
- 312114 Construction Estimator
- 312115 Plumbing Inspector
- 312116 Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
- 312199 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec
You can apply for subclass 494 if you have a regional employer who is willing to sponsor you. To be eligible for this visa, you must have at least 3 years of working experience in your nominated occupation and have a relevant skills assessment. With this visa, there is a requirement that you must work for the employer who is sponsoring you.
This visa provides pathway to permanent residency through the 191 visa.