Here are some of the skills you can learn on your beginners’ plumbing course:

Pipe work
Installing a variety of common domestic plumbing systems
Fixing sinks, toilets, baths, showers, radiators and more
We offer a variety of training programmes, including part-time and intensive training courses. For more information about our beginners’ plumbing courses and how to enrol, call Access Training Academies today on 0800 345 7492.

Who are these courses for?

As you would expect, our beginners’ plumbing courses are tailored to meet the needs of people who have little or no plumbing experience whatsoever.

All learners are welcome at Access Training Academies – regardless of your background, we would love to welcome you to one of our fully-equipped UK training centres. View our locations here.

Choose from the following courses:

  • Essential Plumbing Course– Learn the basics of plumbing and prepare to start your rewarding new career! Successful candidates will receive the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating.

  • Professional Plumbing Course– The perfect package for anyone looking to become a fully-qualified professional plumber. If successful, you’ll earn your Level 2 Plumbing Diploma in Plumbing & Heating, register for your Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating, and gain 2 additional qualifications that will allow you to work with Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems and join the Water Regulations Advisory Scheme (WRAS) as an approved contractor.

  • Premier Plumbing Course– Everything from the Professional Plumbing Course (above), plus a gas training certificate that will enable you to legally work on gas installations in addition to carrying out many different plumbing jobs.
Unsure which course is right for you? Contact us today and we’ll help you to select the course that best matches your requirements!

Where next?

Completing your beginners’ course may be just the beginning! We offer a variety of other accredited trade training courses here at Access Training Academies, so whether you wish to gain additional plumbing qualifications, join the Gas Safe Register, or broaden your skillset by learning another trade entirely, we can help. Contact us today for details.

Why train with Access Training Academies?

Here are just some of the reasons why we’re a leading provider of plumbing courses for beginners and professionals alike:
  • We have been delivering plumbing training courses to candidates of all ability levels for well over a decade
  • Our teaching staff all hold qualifications in their respective trades, and have many years of professional experience
  • We have several fully-equipped training centres in England and Wales
  • Our pass rates are historically among the highest in the country
  • We have been an instrumental part of countless success stories over the years – just take a look at our Testimonials page
  • Our flexible courses allow you to learn a new trade regardless of your current commitments / circumstances
If you’d like to enrol on one of our plumbing courses, please give us a call today on 0800 345 7492 .
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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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