What's it like to be a Roof Plumber?
Roof Plumbers work with roof drainage systems on residential, commercial and industrial buildings. They install and repair systems that collect and dispose of stormwater, including gutters, eaves, downpipes, and rainwater tanks.
Tasks and duties
- Read and interpret technical drawings and plans.
- Install and repair roof drainage systems including gutters, downpipes and tanks.
- Lay and secure roof sheeting or cladding.
Roof Plumbers need to understand how water behaves under different conditions, including the weather and temperatures. They handle various roofing structures and materials, such as metal, polycarbonate, fibreglass or glass.
What can I earn as a Roof Plumber?
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How to become a Roof Plumber
- Find a licensed plumbing practitioner under whom you can do your apprenticeship. An Apprenticeship Network provider or Group Training Organisation in your area can assist you with finding a host employer and starting your apprenticeship.
- Complete a plumbing apprenticeship and the Certificate III in Roof Plumbing (CPC32612). Additionally, if you plan to work in the construction industry, you’ll need to hold a White Card.
- Ensure you have the required licenses and accreditation to work as a plumber. Check with the licensing authority of the state you will be working in to ensure you’re compliant.
- Experienced plumbers can further their training and gain exposure to tasks they may not commonly encounter in their day-to-day work.
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