What is the best trade to go into at the moment in the UK ? Plumbing, gas HGV mechanic ?

Hi all I’m looking at going back to college next year to learn a new trade at the age of 26 but I don’t really know what I want to do. I’ve looked into doing plumbing and gas but the only reason I want to do it is because of the money and I want to have my own business eventually.

I have a keen interest in mechanics and have my level 1 NVQ in motor vehicle repair that I did 9 years ago. The problem from what I see mechanics even in the commercial sector like HGV’s don’t make much money, correct me if i’m wrong.

I am considering going back into mechanics but I know the possibility’s of having my own business would be more difficult in this sector.

If anyone experienced could give me some feedback would be great.

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  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    3 years ago

    It took me 2 weeks to get a plumber in the UK. Everyone was booked up.

    Every building needs plumbing, you will never be out of work.

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