City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

Overview

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress to our Level 2 plumbing courses. This Level is suitable for beginners. You will be learning basic skills, knowledge and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

You will need to gain a total of 44 credits overall from a selection of subjects.  The college will choose the subjects you study but typically these could include: Copper Pipework, Plastic Pipework, Ground Maintenance, Installation Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems.

What does this subject include?

You will need to gain a total of 44 credits overall from a selection of subjects.  The college will choose the subjects you study but typically these could include: Copper Pipework, Plastic Pipework, Ground Maintenance, Installation Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems.

What is the structure of the course?

The course is taught over 36 weeks with each subject having approximately 7 weeks each of delivery time. The course will start in September and end in July each academic year. It is taught over 3 days per week allowing two private study days per week. You will need to organise a 2-week work placement in March

What are the entry requirements?

  • Entry on to the course will be by interview.
  • You should have a profile of GCSE’s at Grade 4/3, however, non achievers will be required to study Maths and English alongside the plumbing course to achieve the requirements.

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