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Become a Plumber with TMC

If you're interested in a career in the plumbing industry; gain the skills and qualifications to become a plumber.

Why choose Plumbing at TMC?

Gain a practical understanding of the construction industry and master plumbing skills through practical and theoretical assessments in TMC’s purpose built facilities. TMC has excellent links with local employers with a wide range of industry recognised courses.

Work activities

  • 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, cookers, gas fires and washing machines
  • Service air-conditioning and ventilation units
  • Attend emergency call-outs to fix leaks
  • Fit weather-proof materials, joints and flashings to roofs, chimneys and walls


  • Newly qualified plumbers - £18,000 - £24,000
  • Experienced plumbers - £25,000 - £40,000

Skills, interests and abilities

  • The ability to follow technical drawings and plans
  • Good practical skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • A careful and well ordered approach to work
  • A reasonable level of fitness
  • An awareness of safety issues and legal regulations
  • The ability to work as part of a team and alone
  • Good customer care skills

Full-time Plumbing courses

Title Level Attendance Type
Construction - Plumbing Level 2 Full-time Apprenticeship
Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2 Full-time Vocational
Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1 Full-time Vocational

Plumbing Apprenticeships

Title Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
Construction - Plumbing

Don't take our word for it

TMC has provided me with all of the help and guidance to gain the qualifications and experience I need to become a plumber. The staff are great and I’ve made loads of new friends.

Callum Burney | Diploma in Plumbing Studies

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