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Introduction to Building Services Level 1 ( Electrcial and Plumbing)

This is a Level 1 course designed to support learners into the Building Services industry. The course will cover practical and theory elements. Theory will include plumbing and electrical principles and basic systems in dwellings. The practical will introduce students to basic hand skills, jointing and installation methods for cable and pipework.

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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/introduction-to-building-services-level-1-electrcial-and-plumbing
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Course Information for Students

This is a Level 1 course designed to support learners into the Building Services industry.

The course will cover practical and theory elements. Theory will include plumbing and electrical principles and basic systems in dwellings. The practical will introduce students to basic hand skills, jointing and installation methods for cable and pipework.

Students must also pass a formal interview and entry assessment test.

You need GCSE grades of 3 in Maths or English, with a minimum grade of 2 in the other Maths or English subject. You also need to complete an entry assessment and formal interview. You must be signed up for GSCEs, not Functional Skills.

The course will cover basic jointing of copper, steel and plastic pipework. Electricals will cover wiring basic circuits and fabricating some trunking systems. Students will develop differing methods of jointing electrical and pipework systems. Skills will also be taught around general hand tools and measurements in industry.

Theory will support the further development of maths and English skills. Some basic system design will be undertaken in electrical and plumbing systems. Maths and English will also be taught separately to increase students’ grades in these areas.

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.

They should also have stationery as required in all lessons.

Assessment will be via paper-based assessment, with either short answer or multiple choice questions. Students will be assessed on practical elements via a workbook featuring the criteria for passing the course.

Further Study

Progression would be to the Level 1 Plumbing or Electrical course.

Careers

This course is the first step towards a career in building services.

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

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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