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Electrical & Plumbing Vocational Courses

Learn essential skills in our state-of-the-art plumbing and electrical workshops.

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Industry leading courses

Good electricians and plumbers are like gold dust and are always in demand! When you study on one of our electrical or plumbing vocational courses, we will help you on your journey to become fully qualified and reach the top of your chosen field.

When you study with us, you will learn the skills needed to understand individual job requirements, how to test and install, and of course, learn the relevant health and safety requirements. 

Our state-of-the-art plumbing and electrical workshops are to the highest standards and are fully equipped with the latest testing and commissioning equipment that sets apart the true professionals of the industry. And our team of industry-qualified and highly skilled lecturers will guide and support you every step of the way.

We encourage our students to enter trade-focussed competitions and are extremely proud that previous Petroc students have won many regional and national Skills competitions.

Whether you’d like to run your own business or prefer the idea of joining an established company, the experience you gain from our electrical and plumbing courses will provide you with the experience, skills and knowledge to forge a successful career.

"The best part of being at Petroc so far has been representing the college in the HIP Apprentice of the Year competition! It was a very pleasing experience and one that I would love to do again!"


Plumbing Studies, Level 2

Featured Electrical & Plumbing courses

Many famous celebrities began as electrians, such as: Elvis Presley, George Harrison and Rowan Atkinson.


Electrical Engineer occupations are estimated to grow by 105% by 2027



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Why Petroc should be your first choice

Petroc offers high quality education and training across North and Mid Devon. We provide outstanding learning, excellent facilities, strong connections to employers and a supportive environment to help you fulfil your education goals and set you on your path to the career of your dreams.

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We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where you can flourish and feel a valued member of the college and wider community. 


Our teaching spaces and facilities are some of the best in the region, providing stimulating and true-to-life learning environments. 


We’ll provide you with the experiences you need to be ready for employment or the next step on your educational journey.