Most people think plumbing is a dirty work. Sure, you may have to deal with blocked toilets, sewer lines and drains but there’s way more to this job than toilets and drains. The plumbing industry is very important because, without it, modern life wouldn’t exist. More and more residential , commercial and industrial area are being build up, and problems with drainage, sewer system, pipes and other plumbing problems appear too frequently. As such, plumbers are required to install, as well as repair and maintain these systems regularly and efficiently.
As we must say, there are pros and cons of being a plumber. People’s perception of the plumbing industry do change dramatically from time to time. Plumbing is a physically demanding job and you have to be fit and strong to do it. You have to work in extreme conditions. Its dirty and can be dangerous yet, it is a rewarding job.
To become a good and effective plumber, you need to have various skills and competences including: problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills, safety skills, good communication skills, physical skills and the most important one should be complete technical plumbing courses.