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Plumbing

Fantastic facilities!

You'll study in our purpose-built workshops - which are laid out to resemble a real-life room. This means that they practical experience you'll make sure you're work-ready.


“Plumbing is great career with lots of job prospects. Many students take up apprenticeships or full-time jobs in large organisations – and some even go on to run their own company!

The salary can be fantastic – with some plumbers earning up to 50k. This is a really good trade to get into – and we have a good mix of male and female plumbers in our class.
Plumbing is also a trade that can be used anywhere in the world; there’s always a high demand for trained plumbers – so getting qualified is a must if you want to succeed in the industry.

We have great facilities at Hackney Community College – with purpose-built workshops which mimic real life working environments. Courses include level 1 to level 3 – and as well as studying part or full time – you could opt to go down the Apprenticeship route – so you’ll get paid while you learn.

The lessons are broken down into practical, theory and phase testing – and you’ll study all aspects of the plumbing trade including systems maintenance repair, Central Heating, Gas, Plumbing, Electrical Wiring, Roof/Lead work – and loads more!

Our tutors have many years of industry experience and work hard to help to motivate us and push us to succeed. That’s probably why the college has such good progression rates through the levels. Students have on average a 95% pass rate – which is above the national average – and many of us go on to win competitions and prestigious awards every year!

So come and have a look round the fantastic facilities and enrol on a plumbing course today!”

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NEW COURSE!! Domestic Unvented Hot Water Systems (BPEC Certified)

To comply with Building Regulation G3. One day training course with assessment, also includes your BPEC registration and detailed training manual. £230 per candidate; discounts apply for group bookings and re-sits. You need to be Gas Safe registered and have experience of working with hot water systems. Course runs regularly through the year. Register your interest now.

What are my options after studying Plumbing?

  • Plumber
  • Gas service technician
  • Air-conditioning and ventilation engineer
  • Further study or Apprenticeship

Andei Constantine

“I really enjoy the plumbing course. It’s not known as a women’s trade; I like the challenges and know I could make a good living out of it.”