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Apprentice Representative Group

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The Master Plumbers Representative Group aims to provide a platform for plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying apprentices to actively contribute to the PGD industry, representing apprentice interests, fostering growth, and encouraging leadership within the industry.


  • All current plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying apprentices associated with Master Plumbers members, and Masterlink apprentices, are eligible to apply.
  • Apprentices may also be nominated by their employer or Master Plumbers member business.

Application Overview

  • Apprentice representatives will actively participate in meetings and discussions, bringing the apprentice perspective to the forefront.
  • They will engage in initiatives to improve the apprentice experience, skills development, and industry representation.
  • Apprentice representatives will collaborate with the Master Plumbers Board and share insights at designated events.

Application Process

To apply for the Apprentice Representative Group, please follow these steps:

  1. Prepare your application materials:
    • Write a cover letter detailing why you wish to join the Apprentice Representative Group and what unique perspectives or contributions you can bring.
    • Prepare your CV showcasing your qualifications, experience, and involvement in the plumbing, gasfitting, or drainlaying industry.
  2. Submit your application:
  3. Application Deadline:
    • The application period is open from 2 October until 15 December 2023.

Selection Process

  • A selection panel consisting of existing Apprentice Representative Group members and Master Plumbers representatives will review all applications.
  • Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview as part of the selection process.

Notification of Results

  • All applicants will be notified of the selection outcomes by Friday 1 March 2024.


For any inquiries regarding the application process or Apprentice Representative Group, please contact Lisa Duston, lduston@masterplumbers.org.nz or 021 245 1704.

Join Master Plumbers in representing the apprentice community and shaping the future of the plumbing, gasfitting, and drainlaying industry. Apply now to be part of the Master Plumber Apprentice Representative Group.

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