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Roof Plumber

Install gutters, downpipes, flashing and rainwater tanks on roof structures.

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.

Roof Plumber

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.
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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


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You can become a Roof Plumber by completing a 4-year apprenticeship. As part of an apprenticeship, you will complete a Certificate III in Roof Plumbing (CPC32612), which is a nationally accredited qualification.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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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Latest Roof Plumber reviews

Latest reviews from 19 Roof Plumbers surveyed on SEEK
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Oct 2018
Roof plumbing can be hard and often hazardous but I couldn’t imagine myself in another role.
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate IV in Plumbing
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Roof plumber
The good things
If you are the sort of person who loves the out doors and getting down and dirty than this is the job for you! I am constantly challenged and learn something new almost every day. A mixture of these...
The challenges
If you are not fond of heights and heavy labor than this job will be extremely challenging for you! However these things do not bother me to much. I do still face challenges almost every day! I have ...
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Oct 2018
If you like to be always moving up in the world the a roof plumber labourer is a good start
Reviewer's Qualification
Advanced Diploma of Accounting
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
The good things
The goods things are simple, being part of a team that provides a water tight roof from the ridge caps and valleys to the gutters and down pipes for the owners of homes, offices, sheds, apartment buil...
The challenges
The challenges are varied, however cleaning up a job sight of any roofing material is the most challenging depending upon the roof crew whom do the job, ensuring to carry enough ancillary support supp...
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