Find the right job

Sprinkler Fitter Jobs in Australia


Installs, tests, services and repairs water-based fire protection systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems. Registration or licensing is required.

Fire Alarm Technicians and Fire Protection Equipment Technicians are excluded from this occupation. Fire Alarm Technicians are included in Unit Group 3423 Electronics Trades Workers, in Occupation 342313 Electronic Equipment Trades Worker. Fire Protection Equipment Technicians are included in Unit Group 3999 Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers, in Occupation 399918 Fire Protection Equipment Technician.

Skill Level: 3


  • Fire Protection Plumber

ANZSCO CODE - 334117

Major Group 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers
Sub-Major Group 33 - Construction Trades Workers
Minor Group 334 - Plumbers
Unit Group 3341 - Plumbers

Unit Group 3341: Plumbers

Plumbers install, maintain and repair pipes, drains, guttering and metal roofing, mechanical services and related equipment for water supply, gas, drainage, sewerage, heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

Indicative Skill Level:

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

In Australia:

  • AQF Certificate III including at least two years of on-the-job training, or AQF Certificate IV (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Level 4 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 3)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine the layout of plumbing systems and materials required
  • setting out and installing hot and cold water systems and associated equipment
  • installing water-based fire protections systems, including fire hydrants, hose reels and sprinkler systems
  • designing and installing sanitary plumbing and water supply systems, discharge pipes and sanitary fixtures
  • fabricating and installing soil and waste stacks
  • assembling and installing mechanical services plant, air handling and conditioning equipment and small bore heating systems
  • installing sewerage and effluent pumping equipment and disposal systems
  • installing below-ground drainage systems and associated ground support systems
  • installing, maintaining and repairing gas mains, piping systems downstream of the billing meter, and appliances and ancillary equipment associated with the use of fuel gases
  • fabricating and installing metal roofing, rainwater goods and flashings

Work and Live in Australia:
Get Your Skills Assessed for Skilled Migration Today!

To be eligible for skilled migration visas in Australia, it is mandatory to have your skills assessed for points tested visas, employer sponsored, graduate migrant, and temporary graduate. 

Get your skills assessed by experienced professionals who will guide you through the process and maximize your chances of skilled migration to Australia.

Get my assessment

Book a consultation

Book your Migration Consultation today and take the first step towards your dream life in Australia. Our experts are waiting to guide you every step of the way.

Book a consultation

Getting ready to apply for a visa?

Don't risk; get professional help. Book a Consultation