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Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

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£33,894

Median salary

New workers start around £20,023.17. Normal pay is £33,894 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £48,241.48.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Repairs burst pipes and mechanical and combustion faults and replaces faulty taps, washers, valves, etc.
  • Attaches fittings and joins piping by welding, soldering, cementing, fusing, screwing or other methods.
  • Tests completed installation for leaks and makes any necessary adjustments.
  • Installs fittings such as storage tanks, cookers, baths, toilets, taps and valves, refrigerators, boilers, heat pumps, radiators and fires.
  • Measures and cuts required lengths of copper, lead, steel, iron, aluminium or plastic using hand or machine tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine layout of system.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Active Learning
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Mathematics
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Critical Thinking
53
Learning Strategies
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
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Writing
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Monitoring
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Speaking
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Science
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Civil Engineering

  • Course code: UF4193, UX4193
  • Level: 4
  • Qualification: Higher National Certificate
  • Awarding body: University of Plymouth
  • Duration: One year (full-time), two years (part-time)
  • Course type: Full-time, Part-time

Construction

  • Course code: UF4192, UX4192
  • Level: 5
  • Qualification: Foundation Degree
  • Awarding body: University of Plymouth
  • Duration: Two years (full-time), three years (part-time)
  • Course type: Full-time, Part-time

Plastering

  • Course code: DIP1
  • Level: 1
  • Qualification: Diploma
  • Awarding body: CSkills Awards
  • Duration: One year
  • Course type: FREE (Eligibility Applies), Full-time
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