SkillPLUMB is an annual skills competition designed to promote standards and skills across the plumbing industry, developing competence into excellence. SkillPLUMB can bring invaluable benefits to students, colleges and employers. Competitors can gain recognition for exceptional skills, injecting dynamism and excitement into training. Employers can enhance their business reputation and improve the skills of their workforce.

How to enter

To help assist colleges, training providers and employers in selecting their most suitable plumbing apprentice to enter, we have developed the following materials:

The on-line registration process opens on 01 March and closes on 07 April. To enter your best apprentices please visit the WorldSkills UK website

2017 SkillPLUMB Events

Date Location Region
24 March Southern Regional College Northern Ireland
12 May Chichester College South of England
09/10 June Dundee and Angus College Scotland
14 June Coleg Menai Wales
22 June Leeds College of Building North of England
27 June Leicester College Midlands

UK Final 16-18 November at the 2017 Skills Show, NEC

All events above are run in partnership with SkillELECTRIC and SkillBUILD (CITB). The Scottish and Northern Ireland heats are organised in collaboration with our competition partners CITB NI and SNIPEF.

UK Final – the highest scoring competitors across all the UK-wide heats are invited to compete at the UK final, which is held at The Skills Show at the NEC, Birmingham, in November, the largest skills and careers show In the UK.