Looking for information?
Try entering these subjects in LibrarySearch or browse the Library shelves using the call numbers:
Hot water supply: 696.6
Gas Fitting: 696.2
Pipes and pipelines: 621.8672
Roofing, iron and steel: 690.15
Roof drainage: 620.0073
Water purification: 628.1
Australian Standards Online
AS: Australian Standards contains the full text of all current Australian Standards and draft Australian standards to which Standards Australia holds the copyright, including most AS handbooks.
To open the Standard, click on 'Open Document'.Standards may also be printed out.
PLEASE NOTE FOR DOWNLOADS
Each standard has a pre-determined Expiry Date encoded, so if documents are downloaded, access is temporary (48 hours)
For more information on local and international standards, see the Library Standards Guide
National Construction Code (NCC)
Volume 3 of the NCC is the Plumbing Code of Australia, whilst Volumes 1 and 2 are the Building Code of Australia.
2014 print version is available in the Reserve collections of the Swanston and Carlton libraries. The call number is 692.30994 A938.
For Apprentices and trainees
Australian Apprenticeships Centres provide information, administration services and support to employers and Australian Apprentices. Australian Apprenticeships Centres also provide information which may assist employers and/or Australian Apprentices with Australian Apprenticeships placements.
Apprenticeship Centre experts are at RMIT University from the 15th April 2015 to provide information and support to apprentices, trainees and RMIT staff.
Availability: Wednesdays and Thursdays
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Level 1, Building 70 (Cardigan Street)
Need more help?
What legislation governs plumbing work?
The Victorian Building Assoication "A - Z of Plumbing" page has a section on Legislation. Great source of other plumbing-related information.