Pool & Spa Builder 

As a pool and spa builder, you install and construct in-ground and above-ground swimming pools and spas in both residential and commercial locations. 

The wok is mainly done outdoors and involves driving to job locations.



  • Outdoor and Indoor work
  • Physical work 

A typical day may involve:

  • working with designers, architects, landscape architects and contractors
  • reading and interpreting building plans and specifications
  • applying and finishing sprayed concrete or fibreglass lining
  • applying interior and waterproof surfaces
  • installing tiles and pavers
  • installing subsoil draining systems, filtration equipment and sanitisation systems
  • installing reticulation systems and pool plumbing
  • preparing construction contracts

It helps to be good at:

  • physical tasks 
  • using tools and machinery 

Qualifications/pathway options:

  • Cert IV Swimming Pool and Spa Building

You may be able to work in:

  • Construction 
  • Home Improvement

Related Roles

  • Building and Plumbing Labourer 

  • Plumber's Assistant

  • Tiler


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