Plumbing Apprenticeships

Plumbers put in, look after and fix the plumbing inside and outside buildings. The exact job depends on the employer, though all plumbers have the skills and knowledge to get the job done properly and safely.A plumber will need to be able to:

  • work at height
  • work alone or with little supervision
  • travel
  • build relationships
  • read building and engineering drawings
  • understand heating control wiring and circuit diagrams
  • choose materials and equipment
  • inspect and test installations
  • diagnose and fix faults
  • write reports


  • EAL Plumbing (Domestic) NVQ Levels 2 & 3
  • City & Guilds 6129 Certificate in Domestic Plumbing
    Studies Levels 2 & 3
  • Level 2 Application of Numbers and Level 2 Communication
     Functional (Essential) skills
  • CORGI Gas ACS assessment
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