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Plumbing Courses in Kent

Able Skills is a firmly established Construction Training Provider based in Dartford in Kent.

At Able Skills we have a wide variety of Plumbing training available so whether you want to learn basic Plumbing skills or achieve plumbing qualifications at level 2 or level 3 then our Kent based training facility is definitely the place to be.

We have been teaching Plumbing since 2002 and we now have the ability to take a complete novice from ‘New Entrant’ status right up to level 3 (incorporating gas training along the way).

Our Plumbing training centre facilities are excellent - we have a dedicated level 2 centre, a dedicated level 3 centre, 3 gas centres and also a separate training centre for those who just choose to undertake DIY plumbing courses. We take the re-training of students very seriously and our aim is always to offer quality courses at affordable prices  so if you want to travel to Kent and start on the path to becoming a qualified Plumber, please give us a call or drop us an email:

The courses available at Able Skills in Kent are:

Introductory Plumbing where you will learn a variety of skills ranging from soldering techniques, jointing, bending and pressure testing copper tube, dealing with valves, taps, cisterns, cylinders, plastic tube installation, soil and waste pipes and installing radiators

Advanced Plumbing where we will cover Installing flow and return from the boiler, fitting 900 x 450 indirect cylinder, fitting cold water storage cistern, fitting motorised valves & pump, installing flow and return to radiators, converting from open vented heating system to a sealed heating system.

City & Guilds Level 2 Plumbing Qualification units are:

  • Electrical principles and processes
  • Common plumbing processes
  • Cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Sanitation
  • Central heating systems
  • Drainage systems


City & Guilds Level 3 Plumbing Qualification units are:

  • Environmental technology systems
  • Plumbing system installation planning
  • Complex cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water
  • Sanitation and drainage systems
  • Central heating systems

Also included within our City & Guilds level 3 is gas training which will provide the following:

  • Legislation
  • Tightness testing
  • Pipework requirements
  • Gas safety controls
  • Flueing
  • Ventilation
  • Unsafe situations

The various courses have different prices attached to them but we do not require you to pay up-front in full. We offer you the opportunity to pay as you train, we can also offer you finance if you prefer and we also have access to the new 24+ Loans for the level 3 options.

Able Skills is located in Kent, South East England, with access by major road and rail links however if you are travelling to us from a little further afield, we also have our own accommodation which is available on a room only basis at £20 per night