It takes three years and an intensive two-day trade test to become a qualified Red Seal plumber in South Africa. Seventy per cent of those apprenticeship years constitute practical on-the-job training, a substantial commitment for anyone to make.

Together with BluLever, our education partner on the Skills for Prosperity (S4P) programme, aspiring plumbers are exposed to the workplace  before they embark on lengthy and intensive training, to check if a career in plumbing is the right fit for them.

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