Plumbing is an essential trade that specialises in the installation and maintenance of systems used for hot and cold water, sanitation, rainwater, heating, gas, oil, solid fuel, LPG, solar thermal hot water, and heat pumps. Plumbers work in a diverse range of locations from occupied customers’ homes to new build housing and commercial buildings. They are relied on for the installation of appliances in bathrooms and kitchens, as well as heating installations and piping in buildings that are fitted to industry and regulated standards.
Health and safety
Attention to detail
Customer service skills
Practical Pipework skills
Our competitions are open to all so please register between 27 February – 24 March 2023
The first stage of competition is a remote or online test (where applicable)
Northern Ireland – NWRC 16th May
Scotland – Glasgow Clyde 16th June
England – Harrow College –13th June
England – JTL Birmingham 24th May
England – Hartlepool 22nd June
Scores are quality assured and Finalists are announced
Competitors prepare and practise in readiness for the National Finals
The Finalists come together to compete in the National Finals
Competitors who are age eligible and have achieved the benchmark score will be invited to opt into Squad UK during December 2024 for the WorldSkills 2026 Cycle, subject to the skill progressing to the international competition cycle.
If you’re interested in Plumbing then visit our Careers pages to learn more.