New Entrants How To Become A Plumber
Select your experience level to choose a course
NVQ Level 2 Plumbing Packages for Experienced Workers
Plumbing And Heating Installer Bronze Training Package
Plumbing And Heating Installer Silver Training Package
Plumbing, Heating And Gas Installer Gold Training Package
Plumbing, Heating And Gas Installer Platinum Training Package
New Entrants Plumbing Induction
|New Entrant Beginner Course||Cost||Bronze||Silver||Gold||Platinum|
|LCL Awards L2 Diploma in Plumbing and heating||£3,700|
|LCL Awards NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (on site portfolio & assessment)||£895 to £1,695|
|Managed Learning Programme for Domestic Gas with ACS assessments for CCN1 and CENWAT||£3,495|
|Gas Portfolio site support||£1,450|
|Hot Water Systems & Safety||£220|
|WRAS Water Regulations and Bylaws||£220|
|Energy Efficiency for Domestic Heating||£220|
|Checkatrade Membership 6 Months||£180|
|Checkatrade Membership 12 Months||£749|
|Website design and hosting||£480|
|ClubLogic – an online learning environment|
Logic4training is one of the most established and well-known construction training centres in the country, specialising in plumbing, gas, renewbable and electrical courses.
Over the last 20 years, Logic4training has trained more than 50,000 students, of which over 20,000 have been on new entrant courses. In addition, we offer small classes with a real one to one trainer/trainee experience in all of our four state of the art training centres.
We have introduced weekend plumbing courses for beginners to provide flexibility to those with busy work schedules, commutes and after-hours responsibilities.
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Customers that book our Gold or Platinum plumbing packages will benefit from our partnership with Checkatrade and receive 12 months free Checkatrade membership on their Approved package PLUS 6 months free membership of their Lead Lite package so you start to get leads for work from the off .
Plus to make sure your business starts with a bang we have another partnership that will work with you to design a company name, get the domain and build a responsive website ready to generate those first enquiries and sales for your new business, all for FREE!
Customers that book our Bronze or Silver plumbing packages will also receive 6 months free membership on the Checkatrade Approved package.
You will also have the confidence in knowing that when you are ready you will be able to come back to Logic4training to do the Air Source Heat Pump training or any other area you want to expand you business in to.
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We will provide you with a basic set of plumbing tools that are yours to keep throughout the course and beyond. All other tools required will be provided for your use when in the centre.
You will need to come in practical safe workwear. Once you are booked on your course, we will send you a comprehensive plumbing training manual. You will also have immediate access to the Clublogic online learning platform where you can get your training underway.
Bronze Package – LCL Awards Level 2 Diploma in the Installation & Maintenance of Plumbing & Heating Systems. This qualification provides candidates with the basic essentials of plumbing and is a solid foundation for entry to the workplace or further training.
Silver Package – The silver package adds a Level 2 NVQ element to the Diploma, ideal for candidates with an onsite location to complete ‘real world’ tasks. This programme also covers the WRAS Water Regulations qualification. Demonstration of experience and WRAS are both required to apply for a JIB-PMES CSCS blue card for skilled operatives.
Gold Package – Our gold package combines the Level 2 Plumbing Diploma with Logic4training’s Managed Learning Programme (MLP) for Domestic Gas Heating Installers, providing the perfect starting point for candidates looking to go from plumbing to gas installation. On completion of the MLP, you will have achieved the onsite experience and Gas ACS certificates, necessary to become a Gas Safe registered engineer.
Platinum Package – Combining all the training of our bronze, silver and gold packages, this comprehensive programme, will give you the skills, experience and qualifications to trade as a fully competent plumber and gas engineer, with a JIB-PMES CSCS blue card for skilled operatives, Approved Plumber Status and Gas Safe registration.
Plumbers are skilled professionals who work with various systems and fixtures related to water supply, drainage, and heating in buildings. Their primary responsibility is to install, maintain, and repair plumbing systems to ensure their proper functioning. Plumbers handle tasks such as fixing faults, servicing equipment, handling emergency callouts, installing new systems and pipes, and ensuring compliance with regulations and safety standards. They may work in residential, commercial, or industrial settings, addressing a wide range of plumbing issues.
To become a plumber, specific GCSEs are not required. There are different pathways to qualify as a plumber, including apprenticeships and vocational courses. Many aspiring plumbers choose apprenticeships, where they combine practical on-the-job training with classroom-based learning. Completing an apprenticeship allows you to earn while you learn and gain valuable hands-on experience. Alternatively, you can opt for plumbing courses that lead to a Level 2 Diploma, which provides a solid foundation for starting a career in plumbing. To find out more, visit https://www.logic4training.co.uk/insights/what-qualifications-do-i-need-to-be-a-plumber/.
The time required to become a qualified plumber depends on the chosen route and individual progress. Completing an apprenticeship typically takes several years, with most apprenticeships lasting between two to four years. During this period, apprentices gain practical experience under the guidance of experienced plumbers while attending relevant training programs. On average, it may take around four to five years to reach the advanced qualification level of NVQ Level 3. The duration may vary based on factors such as the apprenticeship program, individual dedication, and skill development.
Yes, plumbers are in high demand due to several reasons. Firstly, the construction industry continues to grow, leading to an increased need for skilled tradespeople, including plumbers. Additionally, many existing buildings require maintenance, repairs, and upgrades to their plumbing systems, creating a consistent demand for plumbing services. Furthermore, the emphasis on environmental sustainability and energy efficiency has led to the installation of modern plumbing systems and renewable technologies, requiring skilled plumbers to handle their installation and maintenance. The combination of these factors ensures a steady demand for plumbers in the job market.
Overall, we all have plumbing in our homes and businesses which needs maintaining and repairing in the event of an emergency.