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Reasons to train as a Plumber at Able Skills

Without a doubt, the some of our most popular training courses here at Able Skills are our plumbing courses. From the Level 2 course to the shorter Introduction to Plumbing courses. You may have many reasons why you’re retraining and looking to become a Plumber; however….

  • How do you decide where to train?
  • How do you decide which is the right centre for you?
  • What are the important factors in your decision-making process?
  • What will make the difference to you?

Here are some reasons why we think Able Skills stands out from the crowd and why you should choose Able Skills for your plumbing courses and to become a Plumber.

  1. Industry Recognised Qualifications

Able Skills is approved by City & Guilds for all the plumbing qualifications that we have available here. Gaining the right training and achieving the right qualification is extremely vital when starting a new career in the Plumbing industry. City & Guilds plumbing qualifications are industry recognised as well as internationally transferable. Potential employers will be looking for that familiar C&G logo when they are looking through your CV and examining your certification.City & Guilds Logo

  1. Materials Provided

When you book the Level 2 plumbing course with us at Able Skills, we will provide you with the City & Guilds books that support C&G 6035-02 course. In addition, you are provided with regular handouts and also access to Smartscreen – this is an on-line learning/self-assessment resource which you can access from anywhere and at any time. We will provide all materials for all practical activities, readily available and always well stocked. Along with this, all exams are provided.

  1. Quality of staff

At Able Skills we truly believe that we have the best plumbing teaching team in the UK. We have lots of dedicated Plumbing instructors that have been with us for many years. We will not deny that we have made some mistakes along the way but those that don’t suit our model tend to not last very long and those that do will stay forever. We have individuals who have worked in FE Colleges, individuals who are straight of off the tools and those that have worked for other training providers. We have guys with military backgrounds and those that are so clever and talented that we are overwhelmed that they have chosen to work for Able Skills. The professionalism of all the plumbing team here is something that we are very proud of.

  1. Open House Policy

Here at Able Skills we don’t hide anything. We have an open house policy and welcome visitors Monday to Sunday at any time of opening (08.30 – 16.30). We do not require you to make an appointment, just turn up and any of the office staff will be able to show you around and answer any questions you have – this centre sells itself.

By turning up unannounced gives you a chance to see exactly what the training is like on a day to day basis and you will see first-hand what to expect from the course you are considering.

We do not employ a sales team at Able Skills; we do not chase leads, we wait for the phone to ring from those of you who have an interest in attending a plumbing course and from there, we give you current information and up to date availability. We will not hound you by making constant calls or bombardment of emails – we will leave you to decide if Able Skills is where you want to train to become a Plumber. If you have done your research on training providers, you will be aware that some centres will contact you constantly and potentially sell you the wrong plumbing courses.

  1. Busy Courses

The plumbing courses at Able Skills all run very frequently but we are a very busy centre and everything we book is set months in advance – this should if nothing else, reassure you of our popularity. Whether you are considering full time attendance, part time at weekends or even attending for the practical aspects of a home study course, we are booking months ahead.

We take pride in the fact that we are booking as far ahead as we are because if you can get on to a plumbing course with little notice, you really should ask yourself why?

We believe that we are worth the wait and that attending a course at Able Skills will get you to the point within the plumbing industry that you are looking to attain. You will not be making a mistake if you book with Able Skills – we are entirely confident of that.plumber

So now you have all the reasons to book with Able Skills – what do you book to become a Plumber?

We offer a whole range of different plumbing courses and packages here at Able Skills.

The most popular and comprehensive package we offer is the City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing and Gas package. This includes all the necessary courses and qualifications needed to become a fully qualified Plumbing and Gas Safe Engineer. Starting at the Level 2 course and working into the gas safety course. To see every plumbing training option available, please see www.ableskills.co.uk/plumbing-courses/

Also, our very popular home study option for the City & Guilds Level 2 Course. This is perfect for those students that wish to retrain, however, they cannot commit to a full six week course. All theory work is completed at home and in their own time. They will then come in to complete four weeks of practical training and exams.

Our plumbing courses are for everyone, not just people in Kent. Our accommodation allows us to take students from all around the UK and sometimes even the world. The accommodation is priced at £20 per night and no further than 10 minutes’ walk away from the centre. Able Skills is easily accessible; Dartford main line train station is served by major London train stations; we are junction 1A on the M25 and very close to the A2.

If you are interested in becoming a Plumber here at Able Skills, come down and have a look at our centre, we are open 7 days a week. However, if you are further away, please contact us on 0808 100 3245 for more info