Minimum 5th Certified training for Plumber (General) Assistant (programme aligned to PSC/Q 00 released by Indian Plumbing Skills Council)

Minimum 1 year relevant work experience in lieu of minimum educational qualification

The tasks a Plumber (General) Assistant is expected to perform include: Assisting in the preliminary installation of plumbing systems

Assisting in the repair work of basic plumbing systems

Providing assistance in assembling various fittings

Providing assistance in performing various pre-installation procedures

Following safety and health regulations

Knowledge of basic sanitary fittings and fixtures

Basic knowledge of procedural techniques like bending, cutting, etc. Basic knowledge of various tools and equipment

Knowledge of proper material disposal procedures

Understanding of the basic units of measurement

Basic understanding of the installation procedure

Previous on-the-job training

Knowledge of Hindi or a regional language

Good communication skills

Team spirit

Decision-making skills

Organizational skills

It is a field job

No need to lead a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system may be available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous One may develop occupational hazards like back ache and body ache, if not taken care of

For freshers INR 6,000 to INR 8,000 per month

For candidates with over 2 yearsexperience INR 10,000 to INR 15,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Swach Bharat Abhiyaan will create an increase in the demand for Plumber (General) Assistant. This will increase job opportunities across India for Plumber (General) Assistant.

Apart from the Indian market, there is massive demand for skilled plumbers in the UAE. The boom in the construction industry in the Middle East has led to an increase in international job opportunities for plumbers.

Construction companies

Residential complexes and buildings

Corporate organizations and complexes

Malls and departmental stores


Restaurants and hotels Companies dealing with plumbing work

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Amrita Vidhwa Vidyapeetham University

Additional Skill Acquisition Programme

Will be updated