It has been great being able to get students back into the centre to do what we do best. Helping people learn and develop new skills is what we are passionate about.

In the video below you can see that students are still able to learn responsibly during this time. We have many safety measures in place including of course the use of masks throughout our workshops. Today we want to talk about the opportunities available to you with plumbing qualifications under your belt!

We offer all types of training courses here at Able Skills, one of our most popular options is Plumbing courses! In the video above you can see students learning the basics of pipe-bending, soldering and generally how to correctly connect pipe-work together. We offer courses that focus on the fundamentals. Such as our Introduction to Plumbing course to our City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing course for those looking to start a career and NVQ's for those ready to begin working on-site!

Why should you learn plumbing?

Plumbing is a great skill to have. Whether you are simply learning to have better DIY knowledge or you are perusing a new career. There are plenty of opportunities and constant demand for skilled workers in the trade.

According to research over 52% of UK adult dream of starting their own business! With the skills of plumbing on your side you always have the freedom to eventually become self-employed and start your own company. Many of our students go on the create successful limited companies for themselves.

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You may have your doubts, but this goal of working for yourself is achievable by anybody who has received the right training and gained the knowledge, hands-on skills and confidence that is willing to put the work in.

Small business creation and growth is crucial to a successful post-Covid economy. There has never been a better time to take that leap of faith and arm yourself with a trade skill such as plumbing.

Our plumbing courses are very popular, however, we do have spaces currently available starting either on August 2nd or September 20th this year! To get involved take a look through our website you can book courses online, secure your place over the phone or simply visit our centre in person.

We even offer a Home-Study version of this course. Our Home Study Level 2 Plumbing Course is a great option allowing you to achieve an industry-recognised qualification around and existing job and or prior arrangements. The course starts with you learning the theory side of the trade at home.

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You'll be given one of our Home-Study packs as well as the relevant City & Guilds textbooks. Also included will be example questions allowing you to test yourself as you study.

Once you feel confident that you have absorbed everything, let's say after 6-weeks then you can book in the practical, hands-on side of the course which will be 4-weeks each chosen by you. You'll earn the same level of qualification and learn the exact same skills.


Want more insight?

For more information about our range of Plumbing courses and other training options give us a call on 0808 100 3245. We are happy to help in anyway that we can whether you are looking to book a course or simply ask some questions.

Our office is open 7-days-a-week between 8:30 - 16:30! You are welcome to visit us in person as long as you are conscious of social distancing and wear a mask whilst talking to our staff.

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