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:

Register between March 1st to April 7th. To enter your best apprentices please visit the WorldSkills UK website

2018 SkillPLUMB Events

Date Location Region
23 March North West Regional College Northern Ireland
11 May Chichester College  South of England
17 May South and City College Birmingham Midlands
15 June West College Scotland Scotland
21 June York College North of England
5 July Coleg Sir Gar Wales

The UK final

The highest scoring competitors from the above heats will be invited to take part in the UK final held at The Skills Show, the nation’s largest skills, apprenticeships and careers event, 15-17 November at the NEC, Birmingham.

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.