Award coverage

The Plumbing and Fire Sprinklers Award 2010 is an industry and occupation-based award.

The award covers:

  • employers in the industry of the provision of plumbing and/or fire sprinkler fitting services by contract and their employees in the classifications listed in Schedule B of the award
  • employers with respect to their employees engaged in the occupations of plumbing and/or fire sprinkler fitting classifications within Schedule B of the award and to those employees.

The award does not cover:

  • an employer bound by a modern industry award that contains plumbing and fire sprinkler fitting classifications
  • employees excluded from award coverage by the Fair Work Act 2009
  • employees who are covered by a modern enterprise award or an enterprise instrument
  • employees who are covered by a State reference public sector modern award, or a State reference public sector transitional award.

Fields of work

The fields of work covered by the award are defined as:

  • sanitary plumbing/water supply/drainage
  • gasfitting
  • roofing and cladding
  • mechanical services (including air-conditioning)
  • irrigation.