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.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
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.
What will you learn?
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.
How will you learn?
This course will be delivered on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
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.
How will you be assessed?
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
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Information for Employers
Information for Employers
This course could lead to one of these careers...
Plumbers and Heating and Ventilating Engineers
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Course Information Last Updated On: March 31, 2022 4:14 pm