Recognition and reward

Master and Journeyman Certificate holders

In Master Plumber Certificate

Three proud members of the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) received awards at a special presentation ceremony in London on 13 February, organised by the Livery Companies Skill Council. The event took place at Merchant Taylors’ Hall and Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, Lord Mayor of London, presented candidates with their certificates.

Ian Hamilton EngTech MCIPHE RP, who has over 27 years’ experience in the plumbing and heating industry, was presented with the Master Plumber Certificate. Nathan Napier EngTech MCIPHE RP was also awarded with the Master Plumber Certificate, he has worked in the industry for 25 years. Sean Woollam MCIPHE RP received the Journeyman Certificate and has 10 years’ experience.

Around 120 people attended ceremony, which had representatives from eight Livery Companies. Dr Andrew Parmley said: “These awards represent recognition and reward for men and women who have excelled in their craft – be proud, you are valued.”

National CIPHE President, Paul Williams, also attended the event. He said: “What an excellent day. It was a pleasure to meet two new Master Plumbers and a Journeyman; all three of which had achieved this honour through the CIPHE and a commitment to professional development. These are two of the three awards available through the Institute. I would urge anyone thinking of achieving these awards to get in touch with the CIPHE for more information – you won’t regret it.”

If you would like more information about the plumbing awards, please contact the Membership Department on 01708 472791 or email