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Diploma in Plumbing Studies – Level 1

This one-year introductory course is for people thinking of a career in building services, specialising in plumbing. As well as plumbing know-how, learners will develop their skills in maths and English, which will support their main programme of study, help their future progression and enhance their life skills.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Construction - Plumbing and Gas Training
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 1
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/diploma-in-plumbing-studies-level-1
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Course Information for Students

This one-year introductory course is for people thinking of a career in building services, specialising in plumbing.  

As well as plumbing know-how, learners will develop their skills in maths and English, which will support their main programme of study, help their future progression and enhance their life skills.

You will undertake and pass an interview and aptitude test.  You will also require GCSEs at grade 4 in either Maths or English, with a grade 3 in the other subject.

This qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in plumbing. Practical skills include jointing and bending of various materials.

Theory elements include health and safety, scientific principles, plumbing processes, cold water, hot water, central heating, environmental awareness, and communication.

This course will be delivered on-site.

Students will be required to purchase three polo shirts, a pair of boots and trouser overalls. They are also advised to purchase a course book for revision. It is recommended that learners purchase some tools to assist them in completing the practical elements of the course.

You will be assessed on the practical skills and knowledge you gain by completing various practical tasks and written assessments.  Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

This course allows learners to progress to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

  • Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies
  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

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Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

£39885

Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:55 pm