Plumbing is a programme that will provide you with the underpinning skills and knowledge to progress through the levels of plumbing, whilst exploring theoretically and practically the following topics at an appropriate level to begin. This programme will also offer you support, preparing you for the construction industry.
Successful completion of the Level 1 Diploma could lead onto the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing. Potential careers include working for a plumbing company or becoming self-employed.
During the course, you will study: Safe Working Practices in Building Services Engineering; Communicating with Others within Building Services Engineering; Environmental Protection Methods; Fundamental Scientific Principles; Copper Pipe Fabrication Work for Domestic Plumbing Systems; Low Carbon Steel Pipe Fabrication Work for Domestic Plumbing Systems; Plastic Pipe Fabrication Work for Domestic Plumbing Systems; Domestic Plumbing Systems and Techniques for Installing and Securing Plumbing Pipework
You will need GCSE’s in Mathematics, English and Science (minimum Grade D). You will also be required to pass a trade test as-well as a literacy and numeracy test.
You will be required to attend an interview and provide a reference (from an employer or recent school/college report).
Assessment is a combination of practical tests and written examinations.