The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as a qualified plumber and prepare the learner to write the trade test. The plumber installs, maintains, tests and repairs hot and cold water supply systems, drainage, sewerage and rainwater systems. The main benefits of this qualification for the learner are that the learner has an opportunity to be recognized as a qualified artisan with well-structured, relevant and current competencies and able to have access to entrepreneurial opportunities within the construction environment.