Plumbing Level 1 Diploma at Preston's College
The course is designed for students who are just starting out a career pathway within the plumbing industry and require a broad range of skills to progress into the workplace. On the Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies there is a combination of practical and theoretical elements.
The course consists of assessment units which assess the competence of a candidate over a wide range of activities. There will be a high emphasis on Health and Safety and correct working methods. The Unit titles are:
-Structure of the Construction Industry
-Fundamental Safe Working Practices
-Environmental and Sustainability Measures in Domestic Dwellings
-Site Preparation or Working in the Construction Industry
-Copper Pipework, Plastic Pressure Pipework and Low Carbon Steel Pipework Fabrication
-Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems
-Plumbing Science and Technology
You need a profile of mainly grade E’s at GCSE including English and maths.
A mix of practical assessments and written work.
This course introduces you to plumbing skills and you can progress onto higher level plumbing courses or training to become a gas engineer.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Preston's College directly.