Plumbing Pre-Apprenticeship

If you are considering a career in plumbing or gas, then this is an excellent course to start your training.

34 weeks
*Free

3 days a week (9am - 4pm)

Greater Manchester SkillCentre, Unit B, Ashburton Point, Wheelforge Way, Ashburton, Trafford Park, M17 1EH

Course Overview

If you are considering a career in plumbing or gas, then this is an excellent course to start your training.

This course will prepare you to work in the construction industry, helping you to understand how the industry works, the organisations involved and the opportunities available to you.

There is a clear emphasis on environmental awareness as well as health & safety and industry standards. The programme is split evenly between theory and practical.

Course details:

Where
: The course is based in Trafford Park and you will achieve a level 1 diploma in plumbing

Start date: August (3 days per week)

Eligibility: Minimum of 3 GCSE grade C or above to include maths/English/science

You will receive an allowance of up to £10 per week. There may be additional bursaries that you can apply for. 


This course covers:

  • Health and Safety
  • Scientific Principles
  • Combustion
  • Building Services
  • Gas Safety Ventilation 
  • Flues 
  • Tightness testing 
  • Purging