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Boston College’s Plumbing courses allow you to become competent to industry standards in either plumbing and heating or domestic heating.

You will be required to demonstrate the ability to perform the necessary skills and the knowledge required in the industry.

You’ll develop practical skills in our plumbing workshop using industry standard tools and equipment alongside learning the theory principles including plumbing, heating, electrical, engineering and renewable technologies to give you the start you need for a career in plumbing.
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’ below 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 your son, daughter or ward is currently a Plumbing student at Boston College, and you have a question or query, you can contact Louise Griffen, Programme Area Manager for Plumbing by emailing

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

Boston College’s Plumbing Department named as Approved Training Centre

The Boston College plumbing department recently celebrated being named as an approved plumbing training centre by the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering.


Career Corner

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