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Level 3 Technical in Plumbing and Heating

This programme provides you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for the plumbing trade.  Featuring in-depth theory and specialist practical learning, it is designed for learners who are independent, committed and wish to advance in the industry.

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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: 3
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/level-3-technical-in-plumbing-and-heating
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Course Information for Students

This programme provides you with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for the plumbing trade.  Featuring in-depth theory and specialist practical learning, it is designed for learners who are independent, committed and wish to advance in the industry.

While the course is for those who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector, it should be noted that it does not make them fully qualified plumbers or plumbing and heating engineers.

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

All learners will undertake an interview and a pre-assessment test in order to gain entry to this course.  You will also need to hold a Level 2 qualification in Plumbing and GCSE English and Maths at grade C (4) or above.

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the plumbing sector. You will cover compulsory aspects such as:

  • working safely and effectively
  • principles of environmental technology systems
  • cold water system planning and design
  • hot water system planning and design
  • domestic central heating systems planning and design
     

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.

Assessment for theory exams is via online multi choice papers.

Practical tasks are completed in the centre and assessed via a portfolio of tasks.

You could progress towards employment as a plumber and complete an NVQ.

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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DCG Success Stories

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Macauley Shaw

J Tomlinson gas engineer a winner in the Building Communities Awards 2017

As a company, J Tomlinson is very committed to training our workforce, improving our team and individual performances, and giving our employees the opportunity to achieve professional and personal growth. Macauley has been with us since leaving school and has grasped all the opportunities that have been given to him with both hands. He receives many compliments from customers and is a much-valued member of the J Tomlinson team

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:55 pm