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Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Foundation FT at Chesterfield College

Course description

Key modules on this course include:

  • Understand and apply domestic hot and cold water system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic rainwater system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic above ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Understand how to apply scientific principles within the industry

Course content

We base our courses on employment needs of the region. Therefore, you can expect to learn topics that are relevant to the industry. Your course will be made up of a mixture of core modules, that are essential to the course requirements, and units that you can choose to specialize in yourself. You'll be guided by your tutor on which units to choose that will best suit you. Key units on this course include:-Understand fundamental scientific principles within building services engineering-Understand and carry out copper pipe fabrication work for domestic plumbing systems-Understand and demonstrate techniques for installing and securing plumbing pipework-Understand and carry out plastic pipe fabrication work for domestic plumbing systems-Understand and carry out safe working practices in Building Services Engineering

Entry requirements

If you want to forge a career in Plumbing but have no prior knowledge of the subject then this is the ideal course for you to get a solid understanding of the foundation skills and knowledge required in the industry. You will need GCSEs at D grade including Maths and English.

Financial information

Yes dependant on your circumstances

Future opportunities

This course is the perfect pathway on to the Level 3 qualification in Plumbing. Alternatively you could apply for an Intermediate Apprenticeship.

Further information

'• Where costs are quoted in this document they are correct at the time of publication, but may be changed• Timetables are given as an indication only, these may vary• Weeks shown are the maximum number expected• The formation of a class is conditional

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 20 September 2018

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Contact details

    • Contact name:
    • Advice and Guidance
    • Contact telephone number:
    • 01246 500500 extension 2103
    • Email address:
    • advice@chesterfield.ac.uk

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