It's no wonder that the country is in such dire need of qualified plumbers. Apprenticeships provide a traditional training path for young people, typically 16yrs-18yrs, seeking to join the ranks of professional plumbers. Of course, the combination of age restrictions and financial implications means that the apprenticeship route does not represent a realistic option for adult career changers. Very few more mature would-be plumbers could afford to survive on the apprentice's pay packet.
We have addressed these issues by introducing the most comprehensive way of combining existing work and home commitments with the ability to study for industry recognised plumbing qualifications.
This is NOT a fast-track way to become a plumber, it's an extremely thorough and well-planned method of helping you learn and retain the information necessary to become a fully qualified tradesman.
In fact, students on the Train4TradeSkills course can expect to spend more time in the workshop than students studying on college apprenticeships. And by using our three-way blended learning method, using video, TV and computer screens, it's much easier to remember what you've seen and practised.
Train4TradeSkills offers the only course available in the UK where you can apply your newly acquired skills and knowledge in a safe, PC-based virtual reality environment, allowing you to practice again and again, until you get it right. Train4TradeSkills' award winning virtual reality training tool means that you are able to experience and practise 'real world' plumbing scenarios in a totally risk-free environment. Being able to practise as many times as you need to, means that you are able to hone your practical skills even before you reach the 'hands-on' training in the workshop.
You'll find you're tackling real life scenarios far sooner than an apprentice working for a jobbing plumber on a poorly paid apprenticeship, while at the same time you can continue with your regular employment and `earn while you learn'.
When you have attained Key Standards you will attend our fully equipped ERR centre to take you right up to your chosen certification/ qualification.
View our video to see how the course works. Then, why not find out more and receive the complete course syllabus - doing so places you under no obligation.