W113610 - Plumber

Onq Plumbing and Excavations

OnQ started 15 years ago and have grown to a large privately owned factory/warehouse located in Craigieburn. The core original business built above ground plumbing works for volume builders and have now added vertical-integrated services. These include ground plumbing (drainlaying), camera inspection and drain repair maintenance. OnQ has been recognised with the Top 5 supplier awards from major award-winning volume builders.

Skills You Might Learn

Students will gain some valuable hands on practical experience such as:

• Basic use of power tools
• Reading plans
• Understanding job sheets
• Understanding of scope of works for Rough-ins, Rollovers Fit-offs and/or Handovers
• Working in a team
• Responsibility in safety
• Taking instruction and providing clear feedback

Typical Tasks & Duties

General Plumbing
Typical Tasks and duties:

• Loading and unloading Ute with correct materials and equipment for the daily job/s allocated
• Trench Digging
• Setting out tools and materials at job site
• Coordinating materials and tools to plumber/s onsite
• Hanging and installing downpipes

Drainage Plumbing
Typical Task and duties:

• Loading up truck with correct materials and equipment for the daily job allocated
• Setting out tools and materials at job site
• Cutting pipes
• Laying pipes
• Connecting pipes
• Measuring boundaries
• Digging

Student Requirements

• Must have valid OHS Whitecard
• Be prepared to start at 0600 or 0630 depending on which division allocated to
• Must be presentable when attending work
• Must agree and sign to company policies, including policies surrounding safety, bullying and other behavioural-based requirements, prior to starting at OnQ
• Must have a CV/Resume available for review prior to any recruitment/placement consideration

Dress Requirements

• Work pants or work shorts (no track pants, no jeans, no sports shorts etc.)
• Hi Viz top at all times
• Steel capped boots
(eye, hearing PPE provided by company)

Special Transport Requirements

Students will be meeting at the OnQ head office and will be required to travel in a vehicle with employer to various job sites.


  • CPC32413 - Certificate III in Plumbing
  • VIC22216 - Certificate II in Building and Construction
Positions: 2 Positions
ID Number: W113610
Location: Craigieburn - Explore Region
Mode/Type: Structured Workplace Learning (SWL)
Attendance: Negotiable
Added By: Hume Whittlesea Local Learning & Employment Network


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