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Study Plumbing at Boston College and you will learn all the skills you need for the Building Services industry, including Plumbing, Heating, Electrics and Renewable Technologies.

You’ll develop practical skills and theoretical principles in our Plumbing workshops using industry standard equipment, and learning from tutors who are experienced and qualified tradespeople.

A Plumbing qualification could help you gain a successful career in Building Services, Renewable Energies, or even a career with the Armed Forces.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Plumbing Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Plumbing.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.

If you're thinking of starting your own business or becoming self employed there is now a free online service from the HMRC that includes useful tips and everything you need to know to get started.

Click here to find information on tax, case studies from people who have been exactly where you are now, and ways to build your confidence.

Case studies

Aiden Mcdonnell

My dad was a builder so I was kind of born into the trade, I chose to study Plumbing at Boston College because I heard they had good pass rates and facilities. Read more...

George Jones

I want to open my own business in plumbing, heating and gas. Read more...

Department news

New Principal for Boston College

Following the retirement of Principal Amanda Mosek, Boston College has announced the appointment of Jo Maher, new Principal and Chief Executive, who joins the team from Reaseheath College in Cheshire where she was Assistant Principal.


Career Corner

  • Plumber
  • Builder
  • Gas Safe Engineer
  • Heating Engineer
  • Drainage Engineer
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Water Hygiene Engineer
  • Refridgeration Engineer