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Become a licensed plumber in South Africa - IOPSA

Become a licensed plumber in South Africa / IOP (SA)

Are you interested in going to plumbing school? There are a variety of plumber apprenticeships and plumber courses available to help you reach your goal of becoming a professional licensed plumber in South Africa. began as a small group of 14 plumbing companies. Today, this figure has grown to 756 plumbing companies, which represent more than 3500 qualified and licensed plumbers and 10 000 semi-skilled people.

IOPSA’s major goal is to set and maintain a national plumbing standard in order to ensure that quality plumbing products and installation services prevail, to the benefit of both plumbing companies and consumers.

The Institute of Plumbing SA represents the country at the World Plumbing Council in Geneva every year, and has recently become a member of the Proudly South African promotion campaign.

Furthermore, IOPSA has been given the honour of chairing the Standards Generating Body, which represents plumbing training and certification nationwide at Construction CETA – the Construction Education and Training Authority.

Get in touch with IOPSA if you are interested in pursuing a plumber training course. Plumbing establishments are also advised to join this institute, as proof of licensing and certification is guaranteed to be good for business!

Assist 247 provides you with information on plumbers and plumbing services by region all over South Africa. Our Cape Town region, for instance, is broken down into Cape Town Central, Cape Flats, Cape Town South, Cape Town North, Cape Town West and Cape Town Southern Peninsula, which is narrowed down to Fish Hoek in False Bay. Johannesburg is divided into JHB North-East, North West, South and Johannesburg Central. Smaller towns and tourist towns are also listed, such as Welkom, Free State and Durban.

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