Roof Plumber Skills Assessment Australia
We can assist Roof Plumbers migrating to Australia, to obtain the TRA Roof Plumber skills assessment. Roof Plumber ANZSCO Code 334115.
If you do not hold an NVQ level 3 as a Roof Plumber, you will be required to complete the AQF III in Roof Plumbing and prove a minimum of 6 years of work experience as a Roof Plumber, so that you can go on further to gain your Roof Plumber skills assessment from Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) for the purpose of migrating to Australia.
If you do hold an NVQ Level 3 as a Roof Plumber, and have 3 years of work experience post qualification, click here for the Roof Plumber skills assessment process.
If you would like to see if you are eligible for a Skilled Visa, use our free visa points calculator and our Migration Consultants will be happy to advise on your options. Or you can call us on 0203 376 1555 to speak to Wes Zandt, who would be happy to discuss the Roof Plumbing AQF and skills assessment.
The Down Under Centre is proud to work directly with the approved assessing body for the Roof Plumber AQF. We work closely with clients to ensure that they are ready for their RPL Qualification.
Process for Roof Plumber AQF III
Roof Plumbers are not a licensed trade but many employers insist you hold your Australian Roof Plumber Qualification for registration and insurance purposes. It’s also important to know that each state and territory in Australia has different regulations and if you require a builders license you will need to obtain a Certificate III prior to applying for your builders License.
The cost of the Roof Plumbing AQF III is $3,000.
1. Documentary Assessment for Roof Plumber AQF III
In short, you are required to prove you are a Roof Plumber and have the necessary skills to work as a Roof Plumber in Australia. You will need to provide evidence you have hands on training and work experience for a minimum of 6 years hands on training and work experience and that you have worked as a roof plumber for a minimum of 12 months out of the last 36 months.
There will be a list of mandatory documentation that you must provide and a list of useful documentation that you could include in your application such as; payslips, banking and statements of service. You will also need to supply contact details of one or two work referees who can confirm your skills in the industry.
Down Under Centre Agency Service £600 + VAT
Most of the evidence you gather is also required for your TRA skills assessment and visa. The Down Under Centre offer an agency service to assist you with the gathering of your documentation as it is considered to be the most difficult stage of your visa application. The Down Under Centre will also be able to advise how many years of work experience will be required to give you maximum points for your skilled visa. Please call us on 0203 376 1555 to enquire about our agency service and how it can specifically help you.
2. Technical Interview for Roof Plumber AQF III
We will organise an Australian qualified Roof Plumber to discuss your application with you and your everyday working life via video call. If the assessor feels that you do not have the necessary skills then you may be asked to provide further information or complete a practical assessment which will be at your cost. The assessors understand that you may be nervous, they will discuss your application with you in a calm manner in a relaxed environment and do all they can to assist you and put you at ease.
Once you have successfully completed, you will obtain your Certificate III in Roof Plumbing and can then move on to complete the Roof Plumber skills assessment Australia.
Roof Plumber skills assessment Australia process
The Down Under Centre can also work with you to submit your Roof Plumber skills assessment application to Trades Recognition Australia (TRA) after you obtain your Certificate III in Roof Plumbing, where we collect any outstanding documentation and liaise with TRA on your behalf.
Or, if you already hold your NVQ Level 3 as a Roof Plumber, and have 3 years of work experience post qualification, we can assist you through the Roof Plumber TRA skills assessment process by helping you gather the required documentation and we’ll also liaise with TRA on your behalf.
The TRA Roof Plumber skills assessment is a paper-based application only and the fee is set at $720.
Call us on 0203 376 1555 to discuss how we can assist you.
Free Australia Visa Points Calculator
Complete our free points calculator to check your eligibility for a visa to migrate to Australia as a Roof Plumber.
Roof Plumbing in Australia
Roof Plumbers are in high demand in Australia. The average salary for Roof Plumbers in Australia is $70,000.
To work as a Roof Plumber in Australia you must be able to install, maintain and repair pipes, drains, guttering and metal roofing. You also must be able to install related equipment for water supply, gas, drainage, sewerage, heating, cooling and ventilation systems.
Roof Plumber jobs in Australia
The DUC Employment Hub is a tool that connects migrants to employers in Australia as well as providing you with a relocation hub to make your journey to Australia smoother.
Location: Sydney, New South Wales
Salary: :$80,000 per annum – Once they have established their role within the company, a vehicle (UTE), fuel card and phone may be offered.
Looking to hire/sponsor at least two roof tilers / roof plumbers. It will be for a roof maintenance/restoration/consultancy role. So, providing you have good roofing/building knowledge you will fit in. You will need to provide basic hand tools. Uniform will be provided. Vehicles will be discussed once you have fulfilled your probationary period.
Salary: $90,000 -$110,000 (Wage + Super + Overtime + Incentives)
Essential skills needed:
• Trade qualifications in Roof Plumbing;
• Skilled residential Metal roofing;
• Be able to read and interpret technical drawings and plans;
• Hold all industry required tickets and tools;
• Construction OHS card (white card) (the employer will help you obtain this);
• Own reliable transport (they will provide short term support);
• Drivers licence.
• Able to work unsupervised and part of a team;
• Able to follow instructions;
• Hard working and reliable;
• Attention to detail and able to work to deadlines.
Roof Plumbers emigrating to Australia FAQs
If you want to move to Australia as a Roof Plumber on a skilled (points based) visa you are required to complete the Roof Plumber skills assessment. But, if you do not hold an NVQ Level 3 as a Roof Plumber, then you must first complete the Roof Plumber AQF III, so you can then move on to obtain your Australian skills assessment.
For the Roof Plumber AQF III, you prove your skills as a Roof Plumber through detailed statements from employers detailing your Roof Plumbing duties, pay and tax details for when you were working as a Roof Plumber, detailed CV showing all training and work experience, photos of your skills, videos displaying your expertise and your qualifications.
The second stage is a technical interview with an Australian qualified Roof Plumber who is also a qualified trainer and assessor; this is a relaxed chat over Skype or Zoom where the assessor will want to discuss your application and ask about your work as a Roof Plumber.
To apply for the Roof Plumber skills assessment, you need to either;
- Hold an NVQ Level 3 in Roof Plumbing and have 3 years of paid work experience post NVQ Level 3 as a Roof Plumber;
- Or if you do not hold an NVQ Level 3 in Roof Plumbing, then you will need to obtain the AQF Certificate III in Roof Plumbing and prove 6 years of full-time paid work experience as a Roof Plumber, so you can then move forward to apply for the Roof Plumber skills assessment.
If you have a UK qualification as a Roof Plumber and do not need the AQF III for the visa, then you may want to consider still obtaining the AQF as this will help when you are looking for Roof Plumber jobs in Australia.
The cost of the skills assessment for a Roof Plumber is dictated by TRA; you pay them directly. It is a paper based application only and the fee is set at $720.
The cost of the AQF III for a Roof Plumber is $3,200 and you pay the RTO directly.
We know exactly what is required and offer an Agency service to assist with the Roof Plumber skills assessment. The DUC Agency Fee is £550 + VAT.
What’s included in that Agency Fee?
You will receive a unique login to the DUC Client Portal which explains everything you need to provide, giving templates and precise details on what to gather and how to gather it. For many this is the hardest part of the process but is key to a successful application; we know what is required because the DUC Skills Team work closely with the assessing body. We have been part of the Roof Plumber skills assessment process for 8+ years. The DUC Skills Team will lodge your application and liaise with the assessing body.
Telephone assistance Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm – and even out-of-hours by arrangement. We have staff specifically dedicated to working with Roof Plumbers, so you’ll always be working with the same person.
As a DUC client you also have access to our exclusive Facebook Group where you can get expert help from other DUC Roof Plumbers who can give you an insight into the content of the technical interview. You can chat with other DUC clients, who may be at different stages of the process, for their guidance on the English test, skills process and the practicalities of moving to Australia. The DUC Visa Team post relevant updates as they happen.
We will also provide information on the various English tests available, the various scoring systems and even provide a 10% discount code for the PTE Pearson Academic test.
You, will receive FREE access to the DUC Employment Hub (and your partner, if applicable) – a tool that connects migrants to employers and provides invaluable assistance with your relocation. You will receive a 1-hour consultation with a relocation expert who has migrated themselves. This consultation will introduce you to our service provider partners who can save you money on your move. See how the DUC EH works.
If you need to obtain your AQF III in Roof Plumbing prior to the TRA Roof Plumber skills assessment, we can also help you with this process. Call us on 0203 376 1555 to find out more.
A skills assessment is required so you, the migrant, can apply for a visa to Australia. The skills assessment is the way Australian Immigration can confirm that you are a Roof Plumber, and have the relevant Roof Plumbing skills to match the Australian guidelines.
The Down Under Centre have many years’ experience of working with Roof Plumbers, have developed software to assist with the process, and have the staff to hold your hand throughout the Roof Plumber skills assessment process Australia.
You also get the opportunity to speak with other Roof Plumbers who have gone through the skills assessment process via our exclusive Facebook Group.
Migrating to Australia as a Roof Plumber has its challenges and you, the migrant, will have plenty of questions. We know the answers and are always available to answer any of your questions.
Your TRA Roof Plumber skills assessment is valid for 3 years from the date the skills assessment is issued. This means you need to have received your Invitation to Apply for the Visa before the 3 years is up.
Getting a job as a Roof Plumber in Australia will depend on the current job market.
The Down Under Centre works with many Australian Roof Plumber employers who want English speaking, skilled migrants. Employers hire Roof Plumbers moving to Australia via our DUC Employment Hub. The DUC Employment Hub will also explain how Roof Plumbers can prepare for their move to Australia.
Our Relocation Team in Australia can also help with employment opportunities.
If you have a UK qualification as a Roof Plumber and do not need the AQF III for the visa, then you may want to consider still completing obtaining the AQF III as this will help when you are looking for Roof Plumber jobs in Australia.
If you are a Roof Plumber hoping to migrate to Australia, you need to be between 18 and 45 years old. However at age 18, Roof Plumbers will not have yet achieved the necessary qualifications and experience to prove their competence. Roof Plumbers between the ages of 25-32 years old generate the maximum points for age towards their visa application.
Roof Plumbers do usually need to complete and English test when emigrating to Australia, to generate points towards the visa application.
Yes, we can. First, complete our free visa points calculator. We’ll contact you to determine your eligibility for migrating to Australia and explain the Australian visa process.
If my partner is the main applicant, but I am a Roof Plumber, should I complete the Australian Roof Plumber skills assessment?
With a passport from the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA or New Zealand you automatically add 5 points to your partner’s application. If you completed the Roof Plumber skills assessment for Australia (and are under 45 years of age) this would add 10 points.