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Apprentice Representative Group

The Master Plumbers Apprentice 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.

Please note: Applications for the Apprentice Representative Group in 2024 have now closed.


  • 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 2023 application period is now closed.

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.


For any enquiries 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. 

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