Plumbing & Gas Courses at Derby College

If you’re looking for a varied career that makes good use of your practical and problem-solving skills, plumbing could be the perfect choice. Derby College will give you a head start in the profession.

The ideal fit for your career

From installing water supplies and heating systems to servicing boilers, from fixing domestic appliances to attending emergency call-outs, the life of a plumber delivers plenty of challenges and job satisfaction – whether you’re working in domestic, industrial or commercial locations.

Derby College offers a clear pathway to help you become a fully qualified plumber once you are in work. With diplomas at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, you’ll progress from basic plumbing tasks to more complex systems and designs. We also work with employers to provide apprenticeships which are an excellent route into the trade.

Why choose Derby College?

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Getting into Plumbing and Gas

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There’s a national shortage of well-qualified plumbers – they are in demand even in tough economic times. So this sector offers bright prospects for skilled and dedicated workers, including the chance to launch your own business or become self-employed.


Derby College Course Listings - Construction - Plumbing and Gas Training


FT Advanced Apprenticeship Diploma in Plumbing: Site The RoundHouse

PT Advanced BPEC Gas Foundation Training: Site The RoundHouse

PT Advanced CCN1 Reassessment Core & 3 Elements: Site The RoundHouse

FT Advanced Diploma in Plumbing Studies : Site The RoundHouse

PT Advanced Unvented Hot Water Storage - Saturday 19th November: Site The RoundHouse

PT Home Plumbing Winter Awareness: Site The RoundHouse

FT Intermediate Apprenticeship Diploma in Plumbing and Heating: Site The RoundHouse

FT Intermediate Diploma in Plumbing Studies : Site The RoundHouse

FT Introductory Diploma in Plumbing Studies : Site The RoundHouse

PT Plumbing Around the Home: Site The RoundHouse

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Maths and English

You need English and maths skills to get on in life. They will support your studies at the College, help with everyday tasks and pave the way to future career success.

If you don’t already have a grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths – or equivalent qualifications – you will continue studying these subjects as part of your course at Derby College.

We’ll support you all the way: working with you on the right programme of development throughout your time with us.

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When you’ve completed your course, why not broaden your horizons further still at Derby College? Additional qualifications in subjects such as Engineering, ICT and Motor Vehicle Engineering are exciting choices. Or check out our courses in Business, Enterprise and Management if you would like to set up a venture of your own.