Now that we are seeing the light at the end of the tunnel with the rollout of the vaccine and the relaxation of lockdown, everything is getting back on track. Although Plumbers are classed as essential workers and have been able to continue to provide their services, the easing of lockdown can only be beneficial. The construction industry as a whole is taking strides in the right direction. As for plumbers, last month they say an average increase of 4.8% on monthly earnings!

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This research is talking about those plumbing professionals that are working on a self-employed basis. Last month was a great time for those in this type of work and plumbers out in the industry earned an average of £983 a month throughout February! This is great news for plumbers and all labour workers in the construction industry. As it means that things are getting back on track and more people are willing to let tradespeople into their homes.

Are you working as a plumber?

If you are working out on the tools as a plumber yet you have never achieved a National Vocational Qualification or NVQ then here at Able Skills we have assessors in place that can conduct this assessment with you. Traditionally an NVQ Assessment involves a visit to your current place of work whether that is a domestic property or elsewhere on tow occasions. During this time they will test your competence against the industry standard.

During the pandemic we have been offering NVQ Assessments remotely and we will continue to do so. Instead of visiting your place of work, our instructors will observe you through a video call. Meaning that we can conduct assessments for anybody around the country. Contact us for more information about this alternative option.

Looking to become a plumber?

If you are considering a new career, plumbing can be a fantastic opportunity not only as a job but as a lifelong career! Here at our training centre here in Dartford, Kent we offer a complete range of Plumbing courses from introductory options to industry-recognised qualifications.

When looking to become a plumber the first step is to achieve a City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing course! This course offers a complete comprehensive guide to plumbing from novice to professional over 6-weeks of both hands-on practical training and theory sessions. Take a look below at one of our plumbing workshop as students look to gain some basic skills...


Contact Information:

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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