This one year, Level 1 course is ideal if you are wanting to try a range of trade skills and gain a diploma to lead into an apprenticeship. You’ll undertake training and assessment in plumbing, carpentry and bricklaying.
You are aged 16 - 18 and would like to pursue a career within the construction industry.
Nearly two thirds of plumbing businesses have apprentices in their workforce and these employers see apprenticeships as a vital lifeline to support the growing skills shortage in the industry. With so many unqualified people working in the industry, cowboy plumbers will have cost the UK £2.6 billion in recent years. To become a plumber via […]
You’re working in the plumbing industry and want to start your own business, supervise other plumbers within your current firm, or complete an apprenticeship to the highest level.
This program will give you the training required to complete the exams and practical assessments needed to gain the qualification. You will undertake training and assessment in both theory and practical sessions covering safety, plumbing science, hot & cold water systems, central heating and drainage systems. The qualification also includes a basic awareness of working […]
This course will provide a mixture of practical training and underpinning knowledge covering plumbing principles in areas of hot and cold water systems, waste systems, electrical connections, safety, materials, their storage and handling, pricing jobs, maintaining pipe systems and components, installation and testing and central heating systems. There are a variety of pathways at level 3 […]
This Level 2 one-year course will ensure you are fully knowledgeable in all plumbing and heating systems. To become a fully qualified plumber, most people start here. We offer both full-time study and apprenticeship options for you to train to be a professional plumber. If choosing the full-time route you must complete the Level 2 […]
You want to work in the industry and are looking to build the intermediate skills and experience that you need to go further.
This advanced one-year programme will take your understanding and skills to a level where you will be capable of working independently in the plumbing sector. Often called upon in an emergency, if you can fix a leaking pipe, mend a broken toilet, or repair a central heating system, you will be hailed a hero. An […]
You would like to pursue a career in the plumbing sector.
This course is suitable for all plumbers and engineers involved in the installation, commissioning, service and repair of hot water systems, solar thermal hot water systems or air source/ground source heat pumps. To enrol on this course, you will need: A recognised competence in a conventional fuel (i.e. gas, oil, or solid fuel) or a […]