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Plumbing Level 1 at Coleg y Cymoedd

Course description

This course will provide you with an introduction to the practical and theoretical skills of plumbing for those new to the plumbing and construction industry.

Course content

This is a practical course with underpinning knowledge which will teach you the basic plumbing skills and key plumbing principles such as:

  • The science of plumbing
  • Bending
  • Jointing
  • Fixing copper and low carbon steel pipe
  • Basic materials
  • Theoretical concepts
  • Health and safety.

You will also look at hot and cold water systems as well as above ground drainage.

As part of the course, you will be required to complete Essential Skills at level 1 in ICT, Communications and Application of Number.

Entry requirements

You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including English & Maths. Equivalent vocational experience or qualifications will also be considered.

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


Assessments will be on-going in the form of direct observation of practical assessments, plus multiple choice questions on–line throughout the year. There will be a final on-line multiple choice test at the end of the course.

Financial information

FT Registration Fee - £20.00

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Plumbing Level 2 Diploma.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Coleg y Cymoedd directly.

Last updated date: 25 October 2016
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