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Plumbing Level 3 at City of Wolverhampton College

Course description

This course is perfect for anyone who has aspirations of becoming a plumber. Whether you have recently left school or want to make a career change this course will prepare you to work in the industry and qualify you to work as a plumber’s mate within this industry.

Course content

During this course you will study: •Principles of environmental technology systems •Plumbing system installation planning •Complex cold water systems •Domestic hot water •Sanitation and drainage systems •Central heating systems •Domestic gas principles •Career awareness in building services engineering.

Entry requirements

Four or more GCSEs at grade C or above including English or maths or successful completion of a full Level 2 Plumbing or Building services study programme.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Wolverhampton College directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2015
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    • The Wellington Road campus in Bilston, to the east of Wolverhampton, offers qualifications in trades such as bricklaying, carpentry, electrical installation, gas, painting and decorating, and plumbing; as well as courses in accountancy, computing and IT, counselling, early years, English, maths, sport and leisure, travel and tourism and uniformed public services.

      The campus is also home to a state-of-the-art Construction Innovation Centre complete with a gas training and assessment centre and purpose built areas for practical work in a range of trades, a modern Community Sport Centre kitted out with a 3G floodlit football pitch and well-equipped gym, and a Spa Academy providing a range of pampering beauty treatments. The site is also the base for the popular Prince’s Trust programme for unemployed young people aged 16-25.

      The site has a Student Hub, Study Hub and cafeteria, as well as an on-site gym and nursery and a large free student car park, and is on a major bus route with a Midlands Metro stop nearby.