Introductory Plumbing Courses at Able Skills!


Looking to carry out some basic plumbing work at home or you are adding to your skill set? Our basic plumbing courses offer the perfect solution for this, also it can be the ideal taster if you are looking at become a fully qualified Plumber. We have been teaching the trade of plumbing for a long time and we continue to do so every week, everything is provided for you when taking on our Introduction to Plumbing Course - All you will need to bring is your concentration and a pair of steel toe cap boots. Resources, equipment, tools, appliances, books and anything else you could need for this introductory course will be included! At the end of this course you will receive a City & Guilds certificate to confirm the skills that you will have learned.


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Plumbing Courses at Able Skills.


From working with Copper Pipe at 15mm and 22mm to installing a basic bathroom install. All the way from soldering copper pipe frames to learning bending techniques and installing a bathroom, basin and toilet. This will give you all the basic skills needed to be able to then move onto a full qualification or carry out some basic pipework in your own home. See here some of the topics we will work through:

  • Plumbing systems and fittings
  • Soldering techniques
  • Jointing, bending and pressure testing copper tube
  • Dealing with valves, taps, cisterns
  • Plumbing pipework



These dates pictured below are the latest dates that we have released for 2020! Please be aware that if you are interested in taking this Introduction to Plumbing Course you should enrol as soon as possible, although these dates are for next year, this is a very popular course and these following dates will be taken fast!


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Dates for 2020! - Introduction to Plumbing.


Contact us:


For more information about our range f plumbing courses, please give us a call on 0808 100 3245. If you would feel more comfortable talking to a member of staff in person then feel free to come into our office between the hours of 8:30 - 16:30 - We are happy to help; answer questions. help with enrollment, guide you towards the best course for your goals and even take you for a walk around our facility so that you can see for yourself that we have great equipment, instructors and workstations for our students.

If you live a considerable distance from our centre, please be aware that we do have accommodation available to our students for the reasonable price of £20 per night. The accommodation is located just a short walk away from our centre.  We hope that this gives some relief to students who are eager to gain training that live just out of reach.


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Example of Accommodation.


Where to find us:

K5, Riverside Industrial Estate, Riverside Way, Dartford DA1 5BS


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Able Skills is a City & Guilds approved centre - get qualified here!