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The industry continues to be in short supply of qualified plumbers, so it could be the ideal time to apply for a plumbing course.

With purpose-built facilities, industry standard equipment and highly qualified staff, we aim to provide you with excellent teaching and specialist support. Our courses range from one day training and regulation updates for experienced professionals, to short courses for craftsmen from other areas of the construction industry, along with full-time courses and Apprenticeships for young people.

Based in the College's state-of-the-art Construction Centre our plumbing courses give students hands-on experience of working with industry standard equipment. The workshop is set up with a number of water and gas bays which enable students to learn in a realistic setting.

What our students say

Plumbing Student Amy Witcombe

Amy Witcombe

I have always wanted to learn a trade and change my career path, but always found it very daunting and to be honest didn’t know how. Being a female in the plumbing industry is not the norm but I have received great encouragement and support from fellow students and staff, which has helped boost my confidence.”

Amy is looking to have a complete career change. She has completed her Level 1, 2 and 3 in plumbing and is now looking for an employer to employ her to complete her NVQ 2 and 3.

Plumbing Student Samad Chowdhury

Samad Chowdhury

The College has a fantastic reputation and was highly recommended to me when I was considering my options. The teachers have all had experience in the industry and are incredibly knowledgeable, because they’ve been there and done what I want to do, they speak from experience and I have a lot of respect for them. The facilities are of a very high standard and the skills that I am learning are providing me with the foundation knowledge I need to progress onto an apprenticeship.”

Samad moved to England from Bangladesh. He is progressing on to the apprenticeship in Plumbing.