3 Year Guarantee

3 stage training programme containing online tuition, intensive practical training and 3 years career support

Stage 1: Live Online Theory LearningAccess Training Online is a learning portal that allows you unlimited theory tuition for 3 years in the comfort of your own home, allowing you to take part in live tuition as many times as you want.
  • Live lessons, demonstrations & practice tests
  • Unlimited 24/7 access to all learning material
  • Useful resources including access to Tutors
Stage 2: In-Centre Practical TrainingBook full-time dates or be flexible with your practical training and book each part to suit your availability as well as your aspirations. Our trade training centres are open 7 days a week.
  • Intensive 'hands on' training & teaching
  • Industry-recognised accredited training program
  • No prior experience needed as we’ll help you
Stage 3: Career & Employment SupportOur career support package is designed to get you ready for the workplace or setup your own business. We provide ongoing training and professional development for up to 3 Years after joining us.
  • Employment preparation & access to employers
  • Free employability course including CV building
  • Guaranteed ongoing support for 3 years

Candidates who enrol on this course will:

Gain a great working knowledge of plumbing and heating
Learn how to install and service gas boilers, cookers and fires
Have the chance to gain the gas qualification that allows you to join the Gas Safe Register
Read on to learn more about our Premier Plumbing Course, or click here to browse our full range of plumbing courses.

Who is this course for?

This plumbing and heating course was specifically developed for absolute beginners, although we also recommend it to more accomplished plumbers who need to refresh their learning or get up-to-date with the latest industry standards.

Access Training provide courses for people from all backgrounds, and we have trained learners from all over the UK – please take a look at our list of locations to find your nearest Access Training Academy.


Those who successfully complete this plumbing and gas course will receive these accredited qualifications:
Level 2 Diploma in PlumbingCompleting this qualification will enable you to install bathroom suites, radiators, hot and cold water storage tanks, and a variety of other systems.
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and HeatingThis is the ‘assessed in the workplace’ element of our Premier Plumbing Course. You will be assessed on a live scenario in your place of work while you carry out tasks such as installing a bathroom suite or full central heating system.
Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Certificate (G3)Qualifies you to hold an ID card that demonstrates your competence when designing, installing and maintaining unvented hot water storage systems.
WRAS CertificateWRAS stands for Water Regulations Advisory Scheme. This certificate allows you to apply for ‘Approved Contractor’ status via your local water authority.
Gas Training CertificateThis certificate will allow you to work under a Gas Safe heating engineer and gain evidence towards completing your portfolio. After completing your portfolio, you will be able to sit your ACS assessment and, if successful, join the Gas Safe Register.

Areas covered

You will cover many different areas of knowledge on your way to acquiring the qualifications listed above. These include:
Health and safety
Central heating systems
Bathroom installation
Water regulations
Unvented hot water storage systems
Ventilation and pipework


Completing our Premier Plumbing Course is a fantastic way to kick-start your new career. We do offer a number of other training programmes for tradespeople who wish to expand their skills – for example, you could choose to undertake an electrical course and add some electrical qualifications to your CV. This can give you a competitive advantage over other tradespeople.

After successful completion of our plumbing / heating engineer course, your tutors will be more than happy to discuss suitable progress routes with you.

Why train with us?

  • Fully-equipped training facilities (view locations)
  • Courses that blend theory work with practical, hands-on experience
  • Tutors with years of professional experience in their respective fields
Contact Access Training Academies now to find out more about what we have to offer.

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