Why the Plumbing industry needs you!

Able Skills has been providing plumbing training for well over 10+ years! We know what it takes for an individual to go from little to no experience all the way to working as a professional. Today we will be talking about the most current reasons that the industry needs more recruits like yourself and why training with us will help you in more ways than one...

Across the board, the whole construction industry is in need of skilled workers, there is a general skills gap - Meaning that there are less and fewer people becoming involved with trades such as plumbing. Although this is having some effect on the rate at which the country can construct and develop, the actual trade itself has never had more demand and in turn, there is a huge earnings increase for those currently working in the sector. Regardless of these industry concerns, more than four-fifths (86%) of plumbing professionals would still recommend it as a career, thanks to an abundance of work and high job satisfaction.

Plumbing is a great trade to get into, there are so many different opportunities when you have this skill under your belt. One of the main opportunities that people look to achieve in this trade is self-employment. Sounds good, doesn't it? Self-employment is a great way to take control of your time money and life...

Plumbing training:

We offer an Introduction to Plumbing course that is suitable for complete novices...The course has been recognised by City & Guilds as a comprehensive introduction to domestic plumbing. There is no better place to get a taste of the trade, our instructors have years of experience both teaching the subject and working out in the industry as plumbers.

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Plumbing Courses at Able Skills!

The first step will be our City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing Course! This course will be an opportunity for you to gain a recognised qualification and will teach you everything you need to become a qualified plumber. This course is taught by our talented instructors, who have years of experience both teaching and working out in the industry. You will start with the very basics, supposing that of the introductory course and progress to a comprehensive understanding of domestic plumbing covering both theory and practice to enable you to work successfully as a Plumber.

Ready to enrol?

If you are interested in getting involved with any of our plumbing courses then feel free to give us a call on 01322 280 202 we are always happy to help. Alternatively, you can also simply walk into our office if you would prefer to speak to a member of staff in person. We are open all year round 7-days a week! Between the hours of 8:30 - 16:30 come in and discuss any questions and queries you may have, we will provide advice and help you to ultimately reach your career goals!


Looking to get involved with one of these electrical courses or any of the training that we offer, but you live a considerable distance from our centre? Not to worry! We have accommodation available for a short walk from our facility for just £20 per night! For more information about this, availability and so on, just give us a call on 01322 280 202 - We are here to help!

Find us at: 

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

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