Electrical and plumbing courses
Gain the hand-on skills and theoretical knowledge you need to open up a range of career opportunities.
Electrical and Plumbing
Studying Electrical and Plumbing at Weston College
Skilled electricians and plumbers are in high demand in the local area – with high profile developments such as Hinkley Point C, and also housing estates being built across the region.
This is also a very well-paid career path with the average annual wage in the UK being over £30,000 for both electricians and plumbers.
We have two pathways:
- Classroom based courses - Study at our South West Skills Campus.
- Apprenticeship - Earn while you learn on an apprenticeship, based with an employer. You can view our current vacancies, here.
Use this page to discover your perfect pathway and course. You can apply direct right here.
Interested in applying for a different construction course?
If you’re interested in our other construction based courses, you can find them on the boxes below.
Available Electrical and Plumbing courses
Courses after College
Your journey to University Centre Weston starts here...
Take a look around our Plumbing and Electrical facilities:
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Occupations related to Electrical and Plumbing
Electrical or Electronics Technician
Electrical and electronics technicians perform a variety of miscellaneous technical support functions to assist with the design, development, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical and electronic systems.
Employment in region: 811 positions
Electrician or Electrical Fitter
Electricians and electrical fitters assemble parts in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, and install, maintain, and repair electrical plant, machinery, appliances and wiring.
Employment in region: 6,585 positions
Plumber or Heating or Ventilating Engineer
Jobholders in this unit group assemble, install, maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, heating and ventilating systems and pipes and pipeline systems in commercial, residential and industrial premises and public buildings.
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