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
This training package combines our Professional Plumbing and Essential Gas courses. Read on to learn more about our Premier Plumbing Course, or click here to browse our full range of plumbing courses.

Who is this gas plumbing course for?

This course was specifically developed for absolute beginners, although we often 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 Plumbing Completing 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 proves that you have completed our basic gas training course. If you want to join the Gas Safe Register, you will then need to complete a portfolio of evidence and sit your initial ACS assessment (not included in this course).

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 gas plumbing 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 this 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.