SANITARY CONSTRUCTOR LICENCE

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PRE-REQUISITE:

In order to qualify for the grant of a Sanitary Constructor's Licence all applicants must be 21 years and over and meet one of the following combinations of qualification and experience.
  1. A City and Guilds of London Final Certificate in Plumbing. A five (5) years apprenticeship period forms part of this Programme
  2. A Master Plumber Certificate from USA & Canada. The Master Plumber Certificate includes a five (5) year apprenticeship period
  3. Degree in Civil Engineering and experience in plumbing and associated works. Applicants with other engineering degrees may be considered based on their experience in the plumbing field.
  4. The attainment of supervisory level (Foreman II and above) in the Operations or Capital Investment Division and ten (10) years’ experience in plumbing supported by a statement of good performance and conduct while in the employ of the Authority.
    NOTE: NO LICENCES WILL BE GRANTED TO APPLICANTS WHILE IN THE EMPLOY OF THE AUTHORITY.
  5. Five (5) years plumbing experience working with a Licensed Sanitary Constructor and at least one of the following:
    1. The Craftsman Assistant certificate in Plumbing from the Ministry of Education obtained at the National Youth Camps (duration of course at least 1000 course hours).
    2. The UWI Extra Mural Course in Plumbing (duration of Course at least One (1) academic year).
    3. Applicants with qualifications equivalent to (i) and (ii) shall be required to sit a written examination developed and administered by the Authority's Center for Manpower Development.
  6. Competency validation in Plumbing Exercise leading to Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).
  7. Enrollment in Mandatory Training Programme

REQUIREMENTS:

The originals and two (2) copies of the following documents MUST be submitted (with the exception of vii):
  1. Trinidad and Tobago Electronic Birth Certificate/ Passport for Non-Nationals.
  2. A detailed Resumé
  3. A valid form of Identification (National ID, Driver’s Permit, Passport).
  4. Three (3) Letters of Recommendation (no more than six (6) months)
    1. Two (2) from Customers
    2. One (1) from a valid Licensed Sanitary Constructor
  5. Certificates of Achievement (Pre-requisite above)
  6. Two (2) recent Passport size photos
  7. Portfolio (please speak with a Workforce Assessment Officer for guidance)

PAYMENT:

A NON-REFUNDABLE application fee of Five Hundred dollars plus VAT ($500.00 + VAT).
Applicants who meet the above, shall be assessed and considered to commence the process towards attaining their Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).