Lay the groundwork for a rewarding career in the building and construction industry with a plumbing apprenticeship through All Trades Queensland.
We provide ongoing mentoring and support for the full length of your apprenticeship, and will place you with some of our clients to work. That means you’ll earn an income while you learn, while also gaining invaluable real-world, on-the-job training in the industry.
As a plumber apprentice, you’ll learn everything there is to know about the installation and maintenance of water supplies to and from buildings, and may work on any number of residential, commercial and industrial projects. You’ll also learn about specialist areas such as heating and ventilation systems, water, sanitary, drainage, roofing, air-conditioning and gas.
Plumber apprenticeships and traineeships are now open for application with All Trades Queensland. Take the first step towards your dream career and apply for a plumbing apprenticeship today!
The plumbing industry is dominated by small firms and self-employed tradespeople. Qualified plumbers may also work for federal or state and territory government departments concerned with public works.
Plumbers are involved in everything from domestic maintenance to high-rise construction, and as a plumbing apprentice, there are plenty of opportunities to further develop your skills and even own and run your own business.
You Would Be Right for the Job if You:
Enjoy practical work
Don’t mind getting your hands dirty
Have good hand-eye coordination
Can work independently
Are able to work at heights and in various weather conditions
Can cope with the physical demands of the job
Have good interpersonal skills
Have good mobility
Can measure and calculate
As a Plumber, You Will:
Prepare and/or study plans and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials needed
Find and mark positions for connections, measure pipes and mark cuttings or bending lines, then cut holes through walls and floors to accommodate pipes
Cut, thread and bend pipes, assemble and install piping, valves and fittings, and join pipe sections and secure pipes
Test lines as required by local plumbing regulations
Install equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, heating and cooling systems, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters and solar water heating systems, and fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and industrial processing units
Weld and braise pipework (steel, copper, plastic and stainless steel)
Perform system testing and commissioning
Adhere to Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) requirements, policies and procedures
There are no formal entry requirements to apply for a plumbing apprenticeship with All Trades Queensland. If you are successful, you will be placed in employment with some of our clients in the plumbing industry while ATQ supports you through your apprenticeship training, giving you the opportunity to work on a range of projects and gain real-world experience while completing your training and earning an income.
Qualification and Career Pathways
Plumber apprenticeships with All Trades Queensland are structured around the current industry environment and future skills development. Our industry trainers are highly qualified and will work with you to structure your training around your work commitments so that you can enjoy both practical and class-based learning.
On completing your apprenticeship, you will be formally qualified to pursue a career as a plumber, drainer, gas fitter or roof plumber.
With further experience and training, plumbers can also become technical and sales representatives, building supervisors, building and construction managers, plumbing inspectors, hydraulics consultants, technical teachers, building contract administrators or purchasing officers, or can even start their own business.
Competition is strong for available plumber apprenticeship positions. Get started with All Trades Queensland by applying for any of our open vacancies below.