Plumbing Practitioner Resources

Compliance Certificate Forms 

Compliance Certificate Transfer Form (156.4 KB PDF)

Third Party Authorisation Form - Back Office Worker (66.4 KB PDF)

Plumbing Guides 

Industry Guide - Performance Solutions (442.7 KB PDF)

Plumbing code 

Plumbing Code of Australia - June 2016 (312.6 KB PDF)

Technical Solution Sheets 

0.01 Roof Plumbing - (Stormwater Drainage) Charged Systems to Rainwater Tanks (505.5 KB PDF)

0.02 Roof Plumbing - V-Gutters (538.2 KB PDF)

0.03 Roof Plumbing - Flashing Roofs to Walls (617.2 KB PDF)

0.04 Roof Plumbing - Roof and Stormwater (704.9 KB PDF)

0.05 Roof Plumbing - Sheet Roof Systems in Bushfire Prone Areas (494.0 KB PDF)

1.01 Sanitary Plumbing - Air Admittance valves (533.6 KB PDF)

1.02 Sanitary Plumbing - Thermal Expansion in Above Ground PVC-U Pipelines (665.6 KB PDF)

1.03 Sanitary Plumbing - Floor Waste Gullies (649.0 KB PDF)

1.04 Sanitary Plumbing - Installation of Fixtures for Disabled Persons (814.4 KB PDF)

1.04A Sanitary Plumbing - Installation of Fixtures for Disabled Persons Building Classes 9b and 10 Public Transport Buildings (766.9 KB PDF)

1.05 Sanitary Plumbing - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

2.01 Septic Tank Installation - aerated Wastewater treatment Systems (635.6 KB PDF)

3.03 Drainage - Combined Drains Overflow Relief and Inspection (653.6 KB PDF)

3.01 Drainage - Bedding Drains in Stable Soil (546.3 KB PDF)

3.02 Drainage - Boundary Traps (607.4 KB PDF)

3.04 Drainage - Refrigerated Cabinet Condensate Drains Connected via Tundishes (470.6 KB PDF)

3.05 Drainage - Drainage Overflow Relief (524.5 KB PDF)

3.06 Drainage - Drains in Reactive Soils, Unstable or Water Charged Ground (464.1 KB PDF)

3.07 Drainage - Low Risk Trade Waste Applicances (1.4 MB PDF)

3.08 Drainage - Multi-Unit Developments (Excluding Multi-Storey) (1.3 MB PDF)

3.09 Drainage - Property Sewerage Drains (797.4 KB PDF)

3.10 Drainage - (Below Ground Sewer) - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (392.5 KB PDF)

3.11 Drainage - Junctions Installed at Grade (545.6 KB PDF)

3.12 Drainage - Junctions Installed Other than on Grade (515.6 KB PDF)

3.13 Drainage - Junctions Installed in the Vertical Plane (535.1 KB PDF)

3.14 Drainage - Vaccum Sewerage Systems (566.1 KB PDF)

4.01 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Bioretention (509.2 KB PDF)

4.02 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Reduced Grade (545.9 KB PDF)

4.03 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (392.5 KB PDF)

4.04 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Sizing Drains and Eaves Gutters (929.5 KB PDF)

4.05 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Charged Systems to Rainwater Tanks (504.6 KB PDF)

4.06 Drainage - (Below Ground Stormwater) Bedding Site Stormwater Drains (691.2 KB PDF)

5.01 Cold Water Plumbing - Cold Water Pipe Sizing Testing and Commissioning (591.0 KB PDF)

5.02 Cold Water Plumbing - Water Supply For Dental Consoles (436.1 KB PDF)

5.03 Cold Water Plumbing - Drawings of Typical Water and Fire Services (944.9 KB PDF)

5.04 Cold Water Plumbing - Hose Connection Vacuum Breakers (490.8 KB PDF)

5.05 Cold Water Plumbing - Hot Water from Cold Taps (584.8 KB PDF)

5.06 Cold Water Plumbing - Maximum Outlet Pressure Within Buildings Water Supply Flow Rates (719.2 KB PDF)

5.07 Cold Water Plumbing - Multi-unit Developments (excluding multi-storey) (1.3 MB PDF)

5.08 Cold Water Plumbing - Rainwater Supply for Water Closet Cisterns (759.3 KB PDF)

5.09 Cold Water Plumbing - Rainwater Tanks (986.2 KB PDF)

5.10 Cold Water Plumbing - Temporary Plumbing for Site Sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

5.11 Cold Water Plumbing - The use of pipe tube (473.1 KB PDF)

5.12 Cold Water Plumbing - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.1 KB PDF)

6.01 Hot Water Plumbing - Achieving Hot Water Delivery Temperatures Dead Ends (515.3 KB PDF)

6.02 Hot Water Plumbing - Cold Water Shut-Off Valve (509.7 KB PDF)

6.03 Hot Water Plumbing - Heat Trace Cables in Warm and Hot Water Systems (412.8 KB PDF)

6.04 Hot Water Plumbing - Installation of Tempering Valves and Heat Retention for Hot Water Piping (658.7 KB PDF)

6.05 Hot Water Plumbing - Maximum Outlet Pressure Within Buildings Water Supply Flow Rates (719.2 KB PDF)

6.06 Hot Water Plumbing - Solar Hot Water Performance Requirements (616.4 KB PDF)

6.07 Hot Water Plumbing - Special Option for a Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) Valve (456.5 KB PDF)

6.08 Hot Water Plumbing - Temporary plumbing for site sheds (391.6 KB PDF)

6.09 Hot Water Plumbing - Temperature Pressure Relief (TPR) Valve Drain Lines (530.2 KB PDF)

6.10 Hot Water Plumbing - Thermal Insulation of Heated Water Piperwork (650.5 KB PDF)

6.11 Hot Water Plumbing - Warm Water Systems (1.1 MB PDF)

6.12 Hot Water Plumbing - Water Tempering Control Options for Non Storage (422.4 KB PDF)

6.13 Hot Water Plumbing - Solar Heated Water - 6 Star Requirements (625.0 KB PDF)

7.01 Mechanical Services - Solid Fuel Heaters (471.0 KB PDF)

7.02 Machanical Services - Cooling Towers (568.9 KB PDF)

7.03 Mechanical Services - Condensation Drainage Utilising Self Sealing Devices (630.8 KB PDF)

7.04 Mechanical Services - Flexible Ducting for the Heating, Cooling and Ventilation of a Building (869.8 KB PDF)

7.05 Mechanical Services - Evaporative Coolers (625.7 KB PDF)

7.06 Mechanical Services - Heat Shifters (723.5 KB PDF)

7.07 Mechanical Services - Mechanical Exhaust Ventilation Systems (541.6 KB PDF)

7.08 Mechanical Services - Split Systems Air Conditioning (946.2 KB PDF)

8.01 Backflow Prevention - Backflow Requirements for Hydronic Heating Installations (550.2 KB PDF)

8.02 Backflow Prevention - Cross Connections in Drinking Water Supplies (582.9 KB PDF)

8.03 Backflow Prevention - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.6 KB PDF)

91.01 Grey or Recycled Water - Transported Recycled Water for Irrigation and Commercial Car Washing (608.5 KB PDF)

91.02 Grey or Recycled Water - Grey or Recycled Water non drinking water supply (601.7 KB PDF)

91.04 Grey or Recycled Water - Grey Water and Recycled Water (583.0 KB PDF)

92.01 Gasfitting - Allowable Leakage Rate for Existing Fuel Gas Installations (421.4 KB PDF)

92.02 Gasfitting - Connection of Commercial Catering Equipment (462.1 KB PDF)

92.03 Gasfitting - Commercial Catering Equipment and Residential Cooking Appliances (542.7 KB PDF)

92.05 Gasfitting - Natural Gas Type A Installations Appliances in Roof Space (524.9 KB PDF)

92.06 Gasfitting - Temporary plumbing for site sheds (392.6 KB PDF)

98.01 Solar Installation - Solar Heated Water - 6 Star Requirements (625.0 KB PDF)

98.02 Solar Hot Water Performance Requirements (616.6 KB PDF)

99.01 Rainwater Tank Installation - Rainwater Supply for Water Close Cisterns (759.1 KB PDF)

99.02 Rainwater Tanks - Rainwater Tanks (985.6 KB PDF)

Plumbing standards

The following standards have been updated:

  • AS/NZS 1668.1 – The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings - Fire and smoke control in buildings
  • AS/NZS 5601:2013 – Gas installation standard
  • AS 2941:2013 - Fixed fire protection installations
  • AS/NZS 3500:2015 – Plumbing and drainage: Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • SA HB 39 – 2015 - Installation code for metal roof and wall cladding

See the plumbing standards page for more information.