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Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

Jobholders in this unit group assemble, install, maintain and repair plumbing fixtures, heating and ventilating systems and pipes and pipeline systems in commercial, residential and industrial premises and public buildings.

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About this Career

£30,142

Average salary

New workers start around £16,881.31. Normal pay is £30,142 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £42,617.33.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Repairs burst pipes and mechanical and combustion faults and replaces faulty taps, washers, valves, etc.
  • Attaches fittings and joins piping by welding, soldering, cementing, fusing, screwing or other methods.
  • Tests completed installation for leaks and makes any necessary adjustments.
  • Installs fittings such as storage tanks, cookers, baths, toilets, taps and valves, refrigerators, boilers, radiators and fires.
  • Measures and cuts required lengths of copper, lead, steel, iron, aluminium or plastic using hand or machine tools.
  • Examines drawings and specifications to determine layout of system.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Active Learning
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Mathematics
53
Critical Thinking
53
Learning Strategies
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Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
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Writing
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Monitoring
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Speaking
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Science
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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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