Plumbing Career

Here at Origin, we have a combination of over 30 years of experience in heating and plumbing across the area of Glasgow. When it comes to plumbing and heating we understand there are a lot of common problems. Don’t stress this is why our team has regular ongoing training by our partners directly at Baxi and Vokera.

Become part of the team today!

The Benefits Of Being A Origin GPH Engineer

When you become an engineer at Origin GPH, you will receive incentives such as:

  • Branded clothing 
  • Fully stocked van with the latest equipment 
  • Regular ongoing training with the partners from Baxi and Vokera
  • Flexible working
  • Working with experienced install and repair managers as well as apprentices 
  • We have our own parts and storeroom

We will make sure all of our engineers have everything they need. So why wait to join Origin today?


What Qualifications Will I Need To Have To Become A Plumber?

There are numerous paths that can lead you to being a plumber through a college course, an apprenticeship, working towards this role, applying directly. 

If you go through the college route you can find a college course which may help you to find a trainee position within a company. The courses include level 2 and 3 diploma in plumbing and domestic heating, T level in building services engineer for construction.

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The entry requirements for these courses are receiving 2 or more GCSE at grade 9 to 3 which is equivalent to a A* to DO for a level 2 course. For a level 3 course you will need 4 or 5 GCSE, which also includes english and math for a T level.

Do you meet these requirements?

However you can also go down the apprenticeship route, you can apply for an advanced apprenticeship in plumbing and domestic heating. This can lead up to 4 years . You will need 5 GCSEs including math and english. As you can see there are many ways to become a plumber. You just have to find which is best for you!

Skills You Need To A Plumber

There are a variety of skills that you will need to become a plumber. If you think you are fit to be a plumber at Origin you must have a range of these skills:

  • The ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools 
  • Have a wide knowledge of math 
  • Use your ability to be initiative 
  • Have a good understanding of building and construction 
  • Be able to work well with others