Plumbers install complex cold / hot water, sanitation, heating systems and domestic appliances such as boilers. Those looking to become a plumber will need to find out issues from the customer and come up with solutions to fix this. The individual would give time and estimates for jobs responding to emergency call-outs.

The skills and knowledge they would need is to be able to repair, maintain appliances/equipment and use tools to install water, drainage and heating systems. Service gas and oil fired central heating systems. The environment the individual may work in will be at height and cramped. If you’re looking to become a plumber, our plumbing competition is the perfect environment to test and develop these key skills.

Are careful with your hands
Can work to a brief
Are good with numbers
Are a steady worker
Have good customer service skills

Career opportunities

  • Domestic & Commercial jobs

  • International jobs

  • Specialist training

  • Business Owner

Average Salary
Entry Level
- 2.2%
Projected workforce change
This is an estimation of the overall number of job opportunities in this career area up until 2027.

What next?

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