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Plumbing Courses – How to Repair a Leaking Pipe

Our plumbing courses contain a variety of different modules which are designed to give you the theoretical and practical knowledge to start a new career as a plumber. A common problem plumbers may face in households is repairing leaky pipes. Here is a brief overview of how to tackle this problem. Leaking pipes can be […]

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£3.7 Billion spent fixing “cowboy traders” Plumbing and Building Work

In the last five years 6.2 million people in the UK have used “cowboy traders” to complete work and have suffered the consequences. It has been recently reported that a whopping £3.7 billion has been spent on repairing the problems caused by using these workmen in the past five years raising a concern on the […]

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Change Your Career With Part Time Courses

We realise that many of our trainees want to start a successful career as a plumber, electrician or gas installer as soon as possible, although life can get in the way! As such we are now very pleased to announce that we are becoming even more flexible with our training courses, so you can get […]

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Cuts in School Careers Services ‘Potentially Damaging’, Warn Experts

As a training provider to people of all ages and abilities we see a number of new school leavers who like to explore their options but have little idea what career path would suit them and the best path for them to take. As such it is a concern to find out that the Government […]

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What is the Competent Persons Scheme?

The Competent Persons Scheme is an umbrella word that is used in the Plumbing, Electrical and Gas industries to describe a membership trade body. These Competent Persons Schemes vary depending upon the sector. Competent Person schemes are a useful accolade to have when you have completed training as their logos can be used in advertising […]

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Can vocational courses such as plumbing training offer a better experience than traditional courses?

What are the benefits of Vocational Courses? In the current economic climate it is now more difficult than ever to gain meaningful employment as the job market requires experience and proof that you can apply skills. Vocational courses, such as plumbing training, have become increasingly popular with employers as it provides potential employees with the […]

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Footballer Chooses To Complete Plumbing Course

As was reported two weeks ago there was much discussion about then Brechin City Striker Rory McAllister who was urged by his manager to complete his plumbing course before deciding to move into full time football. The Former Aberdeen youth football player has since decided to join Scottish Third Division team Peterhead on a part […]

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Use of Qualified Plumber’s Recommended by Insurance Company

A leading provider of home emergency insurance has advised the best course of practice when dealing with home plumbing issues is to call out a fully qualified plumber. Homeserve Membership Limited advised in a recent statement that, although minor plumbing system problems like blockages can sometimes be dealt with by the home owner, it is […]

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What are expected of landlords when they let a property and how our courses can save them money?

Landlords, or letting agents acting on the landlord’s behalf, have a legal obligation to ensure that rental accommodation is completely safe for tenants. This is set out through several laws which say landlords must ensure appliances are in full working order and prevent such hazards as carbon monoxide and electrocution. If certain standards are not […]

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Training Courses for Women Rising in Popularity

Training Courses for Women Rising in Popularity In recent months, colleges and training providers have reported a significant growth in the take-up of vocational courses. The most popular vocational courses have proven to be the traditional trades plumbing, electrical work and decorating. With training providers offering an ever increasing number of courses aimed at women, […]

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