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Essential Plumbing Course

Learn the basics and become a domestic plumber!

Our Essential Plumbing Course will teach you everything you need to become a domestic plumber. No experience is required to enrol – you’ll learn fundamental skills and theory and leave the course able to carry out paid plumbing work in other people’s homes.

On this course, you’ll learn about:
  • Installing pipework and above-ground drainage systems
  • Fitting bathrooms and radiators
  • Installing water storage tanks (hot and cold)
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Professional Plumbing Course

Become a fully-qualified plumber with this comprehensive course.

Most of the candidates who enrol on this course have no prior plumbing experience – we’ll teach you everything you need to know and help you to earn the industry-recognised qualifications that you’ll need for your new career.

Here’s what you’ll achieve on our Professional Plumbing Course:
  • Learn how to install hot and cold water systems
  • Achieve the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
  • Earn your WRAS Certificate and Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Certificate
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Premier Plumbing Course

Earn plumbing and gas qualifications with a single training course!

No experience is required for this course – we’ll teach you the fundamental theory and practical skills needed to carry out plumbing and gas work in a variety of different settings.

Here’s a summary of the course:
  • Learn plumbing and gas fitting skills
  • Work towards taking your ACS gas assessment
  • Also includes all qualifications from our Professional Plumbing Course
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Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems

This training programme is designed to earn you the Unvented G3 Certificate, which is the qualification required to install and maintain unvented hot water storage systems. Here’s what you can expect to learn on this course:
  • Operating principles of unvented hot water systems
  • How to design and install these systems
  • How to maintain and repair unvented systems
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WRAS - Water Regulations Advisory Scheme

Professional plumbers must be granted ‘approved contractor’ status by their local water authority. This training course has been developed to help candidates earn the WRAS Certificate of Competence in a short timeframe. Course content includes:
  • Water system design
  • Hot and cold water services
  • Installation and fittings
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Bathroom Fitting Course

Bathroom fitting is a great skill to have, and adding it your skillset could earn you a lot of lucrative work going forward. This course will equip you with all the knowledge needed to fit a bathroom suite to a professional standard; here are some of the areas we cover:
  • Working with plastic pipes
  • Working with copper pipes
  • Fitting bathroom interiors
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NVQ Level 2 Certification – For Experienced Site Plumbers

If you already have some plumbing experience and wish to work on-site at a professional level, we can help you to achieve your NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.

Experienced plumbers only. Access Training will conduct the NVQ assessment at your place of work. There will also be in-centre assessments and theory tests if you do not hold the relevant qualifications.


You will
  • Gather evidence of your work
  • Undergo a review with a professional assessor
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Intensive Training, Tailored to Suit You

It would normally take years to achieve a professional plumbing qualification, but unlike most colleges, Access Training Academies provide intensive plumbing training that leads to recognised qualifications in a matter of months.

Our courses are fully accredited, and you will have a huge range of training programmes to choose from – no matter what your goals are, we can help you to achieve them.


View our locations to find a plumbing training centre near you.

Who can enrol on our plumbing training courses?

Access Training welcomes clients from all backgrounds, and regardless of your age, gender, or previous experience, we would be more than happy to hear from you. We accommodate learners from all over the UK and beyond.

Why Access Training?

Here are a few reasons to complete your plumbing training with Access Training Academies:
Access Training Academies always keep class sizes to a minimum, ensuring that everyone receives plenty of guidance from the tutor
The plumbing courses that we provide focus on practical, hands-on learning, whilst still covering all of the theoretical knowledge that you’ll need to get qualified
Upon completion of your training course, we will help you to join the unvented hot water competent persons scheme (or another industry-recognised scheme), enabling you to legally work on hot water systems
Our fully-equipped training facilities provide trainee plumbers with a realistic learning environment
We have an outstanding pass rate – historically, we have consistently been above the national average
Our plumbing courses can be tailored to your personal needs and circumstances, including family commitments and your current job

Do You Already Have Plumbing Experience?

Our plumbing courses aren’t exclusively for those who wish to change their career. If you are already a practising plumber, we can help you add new accreditations to your skillset – this will ensure that your skills remain up-to-date, and it may even give you the edge over other plumbers in your area. Get in touch to find out what we have to offer experienced plumbers like you.Contact Us