Achievements

IOPSA strives to achieve, through our executive committee, regions and members we have achieved:

  • The IOPSA strategy to action 5 year plan.
  • Creation of industry special interest groups such as insurance & construction plumbers.
  • The accredited Quality Assessment Partner (AQP) for Heat Pump and Solar Hot Water Installer.
  • The lead industry body assisting with the revamping of the National Plumber Trade Test.
  • Creation and implementation of the Plumbing Industry Registration Board (PIRB) – Registration and certification of plumbing individuals.
  • Plumbing Industry Registration Board (PIRB) COC included into SANS 10106 and SANS 1352.
  • Successful implementation of the PIRB COC within specific local municipalities around the country.
  • Developed and proposed the heat pump performance standard that is currently being debated at SABS.