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Level: 3

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 1

Hours: 4.00

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Tuition (£): 150.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This is a bespoke course created to meet specific business needs. We can create short courses that respond to the needs of your business to provide professional development. Training could be centred on gas safety, fault finding, use of equipment, or anything else required.

Entry requirements

These are dependent upon business need.

Course Content

Course content is based on business need: we will design it to your requirements.

We can issue a certificate of attendance.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment, if required, will be bespoke to the course offered.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

Standard PPE is required for workshop activity: notes can be provided.

What can I do after this course?

You could possibly transfer to formal qualification courses, depending upon business requirements.

 

 

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

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Ryan Pearch

Ryan Pearch

Former apprentice plumber Ryan aims to give a start to “people like me”

Self-employed plumber Ryan Pearch is hoping to kick-start the careers of Derby College apprentices just like himself a decade ago. College Peak Award winner Ryan took Level 2 Plumbing as a full-time course and Level 3 part-time as an apprentice.    
 
But his job did not offer training in gas work, which meant he found himself dropping behind his fulltime Level 3 counterparts. It was through a combination of Ryan’s personal commitment and the support of his lecturers – “brilliant, every one of them’’ – that he passed all of his modules.    
 
He is now hoping to expand his business Pearch Plumbing & Heating to “employ people like me."    
 
Ryan has been self-employed for a year after gaining further qualifications and experience in the industry. He said: “We’re really, really, busy. I do boilers, floor heating, bathrooms, kitchens…everything to do with plumbing in the house.  
 
The plan is to get bigger and to take people on – and hopefully employ people like me, who are looking for a job as an apprenticeship.”

Level 3 is all about gas and that meant the other students were doing it day in and day out but I wasn’t because my job didn’t operate in that area.


I asked for extra work to do at home and the college was helpful with that. Phil Stone was the lecturer and he was really good. In fact, the lecturers were brilliant, every one of them. 


The courses were excellent for me and it was nice to receive the recognition of a Derby College Peak Award.”

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