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Plumbers install, service and repair water supply, sanitation and heating systems, whether domestic or commercial. As a qualified plumber or gas engineer you could attract good wages and have the opportunity to start your own business, if you are logical, creative and a good problem-solver.

With the housing market booming and confidence in the economy returning, the construction industry will rely on skilled trades people. You’ll be taught by tutors who have worked in the industry and typically students progress from Level 1 to Level 2 and then to a Level 3 Diploma or into employment, or an Apprenticeship. Your plumbing training could start with the basic skills of soldering and pipe cutting and progress through higher level courses to complex knowledge of cold and hot water systems and gas supply systems.

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Level 2 Plumbing
Previous Institution: 
home schooled

I chose this course as I want to follow in the family trade. I’ve had work experience with my father, so I knew that plumbing was an area I’d like to work in. This is a very enjoyable course, covering lots of skills, as well as giving you the opportunity to work with new materials. After this course I plan to go on to an Apprenticeship.

Aaron Cooper

Aaron Cooper

Level 2 Plumbing
Previous Institution: Church Stretton School

It’s great seeing the improvements I’ve made on the course and I’m looking forward to moving on to an Apprenticeship. This is a great trade to work in as there are lots of opportunities to specialise in different areas of plumbing.

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