World Plumbing Conference: Mike Muller

The 11th World Plumbing Conference is only 12 weeks away and we have more compelling reasons why you should be there. We’ve profiled a handful of the speakers to whet your appetite. The conference will open discussion on plumbing’s critical and essential role in providing a healthy and safe environment for the people of the world. It will also tackle the plumbing role in ensuring, through regulation, that the four pillars in which the trade operates, namely energy, sanitation, environment and water, are not compromised for the sake of greed and non‑compliance.

Read more: World Plumbing Conference: Mike Muller

World Plumbing Conference: Evert Swanepoel

The 11th World Plumbing Conference is only 12 weeks away and we have more compelling reasons why you should be there. We’ve profiled a handful of the speakers to whet your appetite. The conference will open discussion on plumbing’s critical and essential role in providing a healthy and safe environment for the people of the world. It will also tackle the plumbing role in ensuring, through regulation, that the four pillars in which the trade operates, namely energy, sanitation, environment and water, are not compromised for the sake of greed and non‑compliance.

Read more: World Plumbing Conference: Evert Swanepoel

World Plumbing Conference: Doulaye Koné

The 11th World Plumbing Conference is only 12 weeks away and we have more compelling reasons why you should be there. We’ve profiled a handful of the speakers to whet your appetite. The conference will open discussion on plumbing’s critical and essential role in providing a healthy and safe environment for the people of the world. It will also tackle the plumbing role in ensuring, through regulation, that the four pillars in which the trade operates, namely energy, sanitation, environment and water, are not compromised for the sake of greed and non‑compliance.

Read more: World Plumbing Conference: Doulaye Koné

Youth in Plumbing: Mpatso Banda

At 18, Mpatso Banda is the youngest trainee at The Plumbing Academy. He decided to don blue overalls and get under people’s sinks at an early age, as his father built the house in which he grew up and did all of the work himself, and he helped his father.  It was then that he realised that he loved working with his hands. “I fell in love with plumbing,” he says.

 

Read more: Youth in Plumbing: Mpatso Banda

Youth in Plumbing: Seun Makhubeli

The promise of being well paid is the reason nineteen-year-old Seun Makhubeli decided on  plumbing as his vocation. He also says he also chose the trade because of the huge demand for it. 

 

Read more: Youth in Plumbing: Seun Makhubeli

Youth in Plumbing: Shailock Mhangani

He says he grew up in the trade his mother has been a plumber for the past 24 years. She works in the Department of Public Works in Limpopo. “When I was young, I used to help her on weekends. Now, she is thinking of starting her own business.”

Mhangani likes the challenge the trade presents and he also likes that fact that he can help South Africa to deal with its serious water shortages, by helping to repair leaks. “There are so many leaks to be fixed in the townships, he says. “It is far better to fix leaks that to have to buy water, as it is becoming expensive. “

His advice to other young people wanting to enter the trade is that they need to train properly before they start. “You need to know what type of pipe goes below ground and which one goes above ground.”

PA PD TP PO SA Plumbers Handbook Logo Plumbing newsletter

Talk to us

AVAILABLE MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8 AM - 4 PM

Connect with us

Keep in touch via your favourite social media