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  1. Abgash

    Abgash New Member

    Hi, I'm about to start a gas engineering course and I'm trying to buy all the tools beforehand. Does anyone else know if there's a full tool kit available from anywhere?
  2. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    Buy what you need as you find you need it. Everyone works differently and has different techniques. Maybe pass your course first. Do you have a plumbing background??
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  3. snowhead

    snowhead Well-Known Member

    As above, because there are too many variables.

    Domestic, Commercial, Install, Maintenance or all of them?

    Are you employed currently in the gas /plumbing field?

    Your prospective / current employer may provide some tools depending on where you work.
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  4. Abgash

    Abgash New Member

    No I don't have any experience at all, my current job is unstable and I am unskilled so I am starting the course in April. I was looking for tools while I have a half decent income to buy them . The plan is to find work but have a back up plan with tools and van incase it takes time to find work .
  5. Rich8

    Rich8 Plumber GSR

    How long is your course out of interest?
  6. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    If you have absolutely zero plumbing experience i would strongly recommend speaking to your local college first
  7. Abgash

    Abgash New Member

    I will only be qualified for domestic afterwards. There's 4 weeks basic plumbing involved and that's the only plumbing I would know.
  8. Abgash

    Abgash New Member

    28 weeks. I wish I knew how to post the link for it
  9. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    I am not being negative mate but rather concerned for you and your money. It's not a job that you can pick up and do with no experience. I would strongly advise against
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  10. Riley

    Riley Plumber GSR

    28 weeks solid or distance learning?
  11. Abgash

    Abgash New Member

    Riley, if I pm you the course name could you have a look and see what you think?
  12. Rich8

    Rich8 Plumber GSR

    It takes years to be half decent at this trade that's after an a 4 year apprenticeship also you need to work along side someone who knows what there doing you can't just throw a few grand to a trading centre and walk out a gas engineer most times it's a con to get your money .but good luck to you just be careful
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  13. rpm

    rpm Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    Put the name in the search box (Top right corner) it might have been covered before.
  14. scott_d

    scott_d Plumber GSR

    You can have my van and it's contents for £20k

    What type of work do you think you will do?
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  15. jtsplumbing

    jtsplumbing Plumber GSR

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