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Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation (Level 1) Diploma at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

You will develop your practical skills and knowledge in using power tools and basic plumbing installations.

Entry requirements

A range of GCSEs at F or above including English and preferably maths or equivalent OR an entry level course with good evidence of ability to achieve at a higher level.


Coursework is assessed through a combination of practical workshop assessments, written assignments and end of unit exams.

Financial information

You will need to purchase your own personal protective equipment for the course (PPE) approx. £30 and textbooks approx. £20. You are also required to purchase a basic tool kit costing approx. £50.

Future opportunities

This course will prepare you for progression onto Level 2 study programme in Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation or an Apprenticeship Programme.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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