Plumber recruitment agency listing
The role of a Plumber can involve numerous tasks, including the installation and maintenance of heating systems, repair of sanitation systems, the fitting of domestic appliances, the installation of air-conditioning units and helping to fit bathrooms. Plumbers may also be hired to undertake emergency plumbing repairs and fall under the category of Trades Recruitment when looking for hiring opportunities.
Qualifications and personal qualities
It takes around four years to become a fully-qualified Plumber, so dedication is required for those considering the profession. In the UK you'll need an NVQ Diploma (Levels 2 and 3) in Plumbing and Domestic Heating. You will also need to find a work placement in which you can practice the tasks involved in the practical parts of your Diploma. Another common route into this job is an apprenticeship. 3 GCSEs with grades of A-C in English, Maths and Science are required for this.
Personal qualities for the role include being friendly and good at communication, being patient, a quick learner, with good manual dexterity, and superb problem-solving abilities.
Hours and rates of pay
Plumbing is normally a 9-5, 40 hour a week job, but some roles will involve unsociable hours. Those on emergency call-out must be ready to work at night, often at short notice.
As a profession that is still under-served, pay for Plumbers is generally good. Newly-qualified Plumbers can expect around £21,000 per year, while more experienced Plumbers may earn between £30,000 and £35,000 per year.
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