SkillPLUMB has been 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.

SkillPLUMB runs competitions covering England and Wales. In addition, SkillBUILD NI runs a competition for Northern Ireland and SNIPEF runs a competition in Scotland.

Competition details and registration

Subject to the number of entrants, the preliminary stage or heats are followed by a UK Final. The competition will identify the UK National Champion Heating and Ventilating Engineer.

What happens if I win? 

The winner of the UK final may also have a chance join the UK Team at the next WorldSkills competition in Leipzig, Germany 2013, where they will compete against other plumbing and heating engineers from all over the world.