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Electrical Installation and Plumbing

This qualification is for those waiting to enter the Plumbing or Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications. These qualifications are aimed at learners who want to learn the basic skills and knowledge of either Plumbing or Electrical Installation.

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Electrical Installation

The Electrical Installation industry is thriving and you're sure to be entering into an ever-growing trade. In 2019, not only had Electricians continued to earn the most out of all of the trades, but they also had seen the biggest increase in average salary year-on-year at 5%. A career in Electrical Installation is now opening doors to travel, working at festivals and stadiums, and helping the new robotics industry move forward.

Do you want a career working with the latest technology? Under the guidance of our industry-experienced staff, you will study in our dedicated workshops, gaining the practical skills and valuable knowledge of the electro-technical industry that you need to have a successful career in the sector. Spark your journey into life by studying Electrical Installation at Stockport College.


Working as a Plumber, you’ll be faced with a variety of tasks and, as you’ll often be called out in an emergency, there’s plenty of job satisfaction. Working as a plumber involves much more than simply fixing leaky pipes, as every day can involve a new job, a new client or a new environment. The surge of smart products and home systems have revolutionised the residential services industry and now new devices that didn’t exist many years ago are keeping skilled workers in jobs and creating more for generations to come.

You will study in our extensive workshops, allowing you to get grips with installation procedures, pipework, sanitation, drainage, inspection, diagnostics and health and safety. With great industry links across Greater Manchester, you will have the opportunity to gain the employability skills needed for a successful career. Make a smart choice by studying Plumbing at Stockport College.

For more information on either Electrical Installation or Plumbing, please call John Ellis on 07970 106229 or email

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