Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

Would you like a career in plumbing?

This programme introduces you to the fundamental techniques of plumbing, preparing you to start working in this trade. You will then progress onto more advanced topics, and in addition, you will gain a basic understanding of electrical work.

The programme is suitable for a variety of people looking to work in plumbing. This includes students progressing from Plumbing Level 1 as well as adults with a suitable level of experience. The programme acts as a pathway to apprenticeships or full work experience. 

Entry requirements:

Plumbing Level 1, or equivalent.

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


This course is delivered by taught and practical sessions.


Practical and written assessments/assignments.


This programme gives you the skills and knowledge to enter the plumbing trade, gaining either an apprenticeship or full work experience.