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Southern Group Training is seeking to employ a plumbing apprentice.  A plumber assembles, installs and repairs the pipes, fixtures and fittings used to supply water and to remove wastes.

A plumbing apprentice is taught how to:

  • replace or repair damaged pipes
  • cut holes in walls for new pipes
  • measure, cut and shape pipes
  • install and join pipes and fittings
  • test joins for leaks
  • repair and maintain pipes and fixtures
  • install water supply systems to bathrooms, kitchens and laundries
  • install and maintain hot water and heating systems
  • install and repair roofing pipes

The successful candidate will need to:

  • have NCEA Level 1 and preferably Level 2
  • have a restricted or full driver’s license
  • pass a pre employment alcohol and other drugs test
  • be genuinely interested in learning the skills of the trade


Applications are available from: