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Topic # 106432 24-Jul-2012 09:36 Send private message

Do plumbers usually have some kind of electrical registration allowing them to replace hot water cylinder thermostats or do you need to get an electrician for that specific job?

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  Reply # 660836 24-Jul-2012 09:57 Send private message

Electrician to replace/test it out sorry, both my brothers are plumbers, and both won't touch any of the electrical parts on a hot water cylinder. Unless of course they are doing things in their own home




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  Reply # 660841 24-Jul-2012 10:08

gzt: Do plumbers usually have some kind of electrical registration allowing them to replace hot water cylinder thermostats or do you need to get an electrician for that specific job?


Plumbers can get registration as an "Associated Tradesperson (Plumber)". There's a similar provision for gasfitters.

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  Reply # 660844 24-Jul-2012 10:17 Send private message

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gzt: Do plumbers usually have some kind of electrical registration allowing them to replace hot water cylinder thermostats or do you need to get an electrician for that specific job?


Plumbers can get registration as an "Associated Tradesperson (Plumber)". There's a similar provision for gasfitters.


Oh yeah, forgot about that!

 

18 week course apparently, but I'm guessing a few Plumbers might have them




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  Reply # 660845 24-Jul-2012 10:18 Send private message

Ok, it's a some do and some don't situation.

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  Reply # 661159 24-Jul-2012 18:07 Send private message

Like somebody said, plumbers can get a restricted electrical ticket for doing things exactly like that. Some have it, some don't.

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