Plumbing, Electrical and Heating Courses

If you’re practical, organised and mechanically minded…

Our Plumbing, Electrical and Heating courses are delivered by tutors with extensive knowledge of the construction industry and their professional expertise is valued by our students.

There are excellent facilities on site, with training areas designed to simulate the working environment. Further Education qualifications include nationally recognised BTEC diplomas. Apprenticeships are offered in Plumbing, Heating and Electrical Installations.

Career options include:

  • Bathroom Installer
  • Heating Designer
  • Electrician
  • Renewable Technology Installer
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Plumber
Plumbing and Heating

As well as study programmes for school leavers, Apprenticeships are also available, allowing students to earn while they learn, as well as gaining first-hand experience in a construction environment and providing the relevant knowledge and experience to understand the installation of domestic water supplies and heating systems.

Career pathways may include working on new builds and refurbishments, from small domestic projects to major ones such as public buildings. Plumbers fit, service and repair hot and cold water systems, and heating systems in homes and businesses. They also work with gas fires and cookers. Depending on whether you work in homes, industrial or commercial locations, you’re likely to:

  • install water supplies, heating systems and drainage
  • find faults in systems or equipment and repair them
  • service gas and oil-fired central heating systems, boilers and radiators
  • install and fix domestic appliances like showers, cooker, gas fires and washing machines
  • service air-conditioning and ventilation units
  • attend emergency call-outs to fix leaks, for example during cold weather
  • fit weather-proof materials, joints and flashings to roofs, chimneys and walls

On all jobs you would use hand and power tools, which may include welding equipment. As an experienced plumber, you might specialise in sheet metal work for industrial, commercial or historical buildings.

Electrical Installations

As well as Further education Electrical Installations courses, Apprenticeships are also available, allowing students to earn while they learn, as well as gaining first-hand experience in a construction environment and giving you the relevant training and education required to become a successful electrical engineer. Career pathways may include employment as a registered Installation Technician.

Gas and Utilities

For adult (19+ learners) and those already working in industry, a range of part-time and professional training courses for the utilities industries are also available.

Electrical InstallationsLevel 1/2
Plumbing StudiesLevel 1/2

Installation Electrician Apprenticeship
Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship

Plumbing Studies Diploma Level 2 (Part -Time)

Industry Training

18th Edition – Level 3 AwardBS7671: 2018 (2382-18)
BPEC Plumbing QualificationsUnvented Hot Water
BPEC Plumbing QualificationsWater Regulations
Electrical Installations NVQ L3 C&G 2357 – Bolt-On qualification
Legionella Risk Assessment and Disinfection
Low Temperature Heating System Design – Incorporating Digital Technologies
National Water Hygiene Scheme e-Learning Training & Assessment
OFTEC 101, 105e & 600A
Part L (Energy Efficiency)
Part L Appreciation - Conservation of Fuel and Power (Part L V1 – Dwellings)

Accredited Gas Training for Agricultural Workers
Commercial Appliances and PipeworkACS Commercial Gas Safety
Changeover/ReassessmentACS Commercial Gas Safety
TPCP1/1AACS Commercial Gas Safety
Core Domestic Natural Gas SafetyACS Domestic Natural Gas Safety
Gas Safety – Industry Update Session
Initial Appliance Training and Assessment
CoNGLP1, PD, RPH and LAVACS - Liquid Petroleum Gas