Prospects for plumbers have never been better! You will need to be able to follow technical drawings and plans, have good customer care skills, good at solving problems and excellent practical skills.

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Our plumbing programmes

Get yourself a plumb new career with one of our practical courses.

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What jobs can you do in plumbing?

A plumber can work in domestic homes, industry or commercial locations.

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Our plumbing students get the best experience

Find out about the exciting activities our plumbing students take part in whilst studying at New College Durham.


Meet our Apprentices

Our Apprentices have gone on to do great things.

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Our links with employers and industry

We work closely with local employers in the industry including Morrisons Facilities Management, D & J Franks and Derwentside Homes.

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Take a tour around our Plumbing facilities

Recent improvements have been made to our sophisticated plumbing facilities, as part of our £5 million redevelopment.