Registration Board

As a recognized professional body by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), the Plumbing Industry Registration Board (PIRB) is a trusted entity. We proactively strive to enhance plumbing practices by offering a comprehensive registration system for plumbers, monitoring and encouraging their performance. Our commitment extends to safeguarding the health and safety of the community and the environment by promoting the integrity of water supply and wastewater systems.


Our vision is to proactively promote plumbing practices in an open forum free of political or commercial influences. We are dedicated to safeguarding the health, safety, and well-being of the South African community while preserving the integrity of the water supply and wastewater systems in the country.


Our mission is to administer a dynamic and up-to-date plumbing registration system in South Africa. We are dedicated to fostering the advancement of training and skills across all levels in the plumbing sector, promoting, and maintaining expertise among industry professionals. We address community concerns by actively collaborating with industry inspectors and ensuring compliance with technical standards, supporting local and central government bodies. Our commitment extends to promoting eco-friendly plumbing practices, ensuring consumer health and safety, and maintaining the integrity of water supply systems. We adhere to South African National Standards and Codes of Practice, creating a consistent and effective regulatory environment. Through regular consultation with the plumbing industry and authorized bodies, we strive to uphold a mission that is responsive, comprehensive, and forward-thinking.



is a SAQA accredited

professional body and Promotes:

SAQA Professional Body Recognition Number: PIRB831

Meet the  



The backbone of the PIRB.

Lea Smith

Martin Coetzee

Daniel Pentasaib

Lorraine Mooi

Sello Mokawane

Christiaan Wentzel

Henry Bonthuys

Kabelo Paile

Steve Brown

Mahendra Sewpersadh

Duncan Keil

Xolani Memela

Meet the  



The team which runs the PIRB.

Marlise van Aswegen

Herman Strauss

Rendani Tshivhula

Anathi Matloa

Nokuthula Dube

Chanelle Yssel

Madelaine Smidt

Wendy van der Spuy

Annetjie Maritz

Sithembiso Ndhlovu

Eva Mogashoa

Aidan Herbert

Sihle Pheme

Thobile Motsweni

Keke Khabele

Allen Schultz

Willem Klopper