Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Plumbing for 16-19 year olds

Study plumbing at Brighton MET

Would you like to gain the skills and training required to enter the plumbing industry? Would you like a career that can be very financially rewarding? The plumbing industry continues to grow and is very competitive - our courses have been designed to give you the skills and confidence to get out there into the workplace, winning jobs and contracts.

You can expect to learn about the principles of health and safety, environmental awareness, plumbing theory, plumbing practice, cold and hot water processes, sanitation, central heating, and employment rights.

Not only can you benefit from the specialised plumbing facilities at our brand new 9million Construction and Trades Centre, you will also receive the wisdom of a highly experienced teaching team. We also have an excellent record of students going on to be successful in industry and winning regional awards.


If you want to find out more about studying a trade at the MET, you can download our guide to construction and trades courses here.



Available courses

  • Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing & Heating

    This apprenticeship will prepare learners for entry roles in the plumbing and heating sector.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 2 Years
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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  • Plumbing - City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Level 1

    This course will introduce you to the skills needed to work in the plumbing industry.

    • Course type: Full-time
    • Duration: 1 Year
    • Starting: Sep 2018
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Find out what our plumbing students had to say.

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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