Here at Able Skills we teach comprehensive Plumbing courses. Both for new starters in the trade and professionals looking to achieve more advanced qualifications. We have been teaching the trade for 20-years now and we are always keeping up with changes in the industry. Let's take a look at some news and how to start studying with us!

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What's happening?

There has been so much going on in 2021 as we start to recover from the pandemic. Although the plumbing industry and the trade industry overall are one of the least affected sectors. There were still issues like planning delays, supply chain problems making it hard for contractor to get materials and so on. Now that we are getting life back to normal there are plenty of things to look forward to in this profession...

Smart bathroom fixtures are booming! This is a huge market and will only increase as technology get better. For plumbers it means that the demand for smart fixtures like Bluetooth showerheads and digital faucets is rising. Giving you more opportunities to earn from jobs that don't take too much time at all and can be upsold beside regular services. If you are not familiar now, you will want to be! Plumbers should also understand the benefits of these types of fixtures.

People are hiring domestic services through their phone! This may seem obvious but is often overlooked. More people are using mobile devices to search for home services now more than ever before. So what can you do as a plumber? Make sure that your website and landing pages are accessible and optimised for mobile users. Additionally, make sure you appear on apps like TrustATrader or Rated People!

Plumbers are in demand! The plumbing and pipe-fitting industries will grow by 4% over the next eight years. It doesn’t sound like a lot, but it’s right there with the national average. The industry is not going anywhere!

In fact, plumbers are more in demand than ever with business and households looking to get back to normal activity! The problem is there is plenty of work and not enough people to do it. The industry is suffering from a skills shortage coursing plumbers earning to sky rocket! The current average is around £36,893 a year.

Want to learn the trade?

Our City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing Course Is perfect for somebody with no experience. Starting from the absolute basics this course will help you become a qualified Plumber. This course will start with the fundamentals of plumbing and then move towards gaining more advanced knowledge of different topics over a period of 6-weeks!

Becoming a professional plumber is not easy by any means. However, we make the process as simple as possible. We do this through having experts instructors who know how to pass on their knowledge and skills effectively, having fantastic facilities and focusing on hands-on experience!

This course is extremely popular with our students. Plumbing overall is one of the most popular trades that we offer! If you want to get started working towards a new career...We currently have spaces available on our City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing Course starting from November 8th! Click the link, take a look through our website or give us a call to secure your place on the course!

Contact Information:

If you would like to gain more insight on how to get started with a career in Plumbing, check out our range of plumbing courses. Feel free to contact us over the phone on 01322 280 202. We are happy to answer any and all questions and provide further guidance on the journey to becoming a professional in the trade.

You are also welcome to pay us a visit in person as long as you are conscious of social distancing guidelines and wear a mask. Our office is open 7-days-a-week between the hours of 8:30 - 16:30.