Topics covered on this course include:

Installing radiators and bathroom suites
External guttering
Waste pipes and drainage systems
Hot and cold water storage tanks and cylinders
Unvented hot water storage systems
Water regulations
Read on to learn more about our professional plumbing course, or click here to browse our full range of plumbing courses.

Who is this course for?

Access Training’s Professional Plumbing Course was designed with beginners in mind, although it may also be useful for more experienced candidates who wish to refresh and update their knowledge. We accept learners from all backgrounds, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Our Professional Plumbing Course consists of the following qualifications:
Level 2 Diploma in PlumbingThis qualification covers the installation of bathroom suites, radiators, waste pipes, drainage systems, and hot and cold water storage tanks.
Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and HeatingGaining this practical qualification will classify you as a fully-qualified plumber. You will be assessed in a ‘live’ scenario in your place of work, and your assessment may include bathroom installation and various other repair, installation, and/or maintenance tasks. Once qualified, you will be able to apply for your trade recognition card, identifying you as a qualified plumber.
Unvented Hot Water Storage Systems Certificate (G3)This certificate qualifies you to hold an identification card that certifies you to install/maintain unvented hot water storage systems.
WRAS (Water Regulations Advisory Scheme) CertificateThis qualification enables you to apply for the status of ‘Approved Contractor’ via your local water authority.

Areas covered

Whilst working towards the qualifications outlined above, you will cover a wide range of topics and areas. These include:
Health and safety
Central heating
Drainage and guttering systems
Bathroom installation
Component repair/replacement

Progressing further

After completing your professional plumbing course, you may wish to move on to a gas training course. We can help you to earn your ACS certificate and join the Gas Safe Register, enabling you to work on gas boilers and other gas-fuelled appliances.

We also offer accredited electrical courses for plumbers who would like to gain electrical qualifications. Our expert electricians will teach you how to work on a variety of installations, and you’ll work to achieve industry-recognised qualifications that certify your ability to safely carry out electrical work.

Why choose Access Training?

We are among the UK’s leading providers of professional trade training – here’s what we have to offer:
  • Specialist, professionally-qualified teaching staff with a wealth of industry experience
  • Continuous support, even once you’ve completed your training
  • Flexible training programmes (weekday, weekend, full-time or part-time)
If you would like to find out more about our professional plumbing course, please click here to contact the Access Training team.