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Plumbing Level 1 Diploma at Warwickshire College Group

Course description

You will study plumbing systems within a domestic environment using a range of materials. The course is aimed at those wishing to progress to a career in the plumbing industry.

Please note:

Maths and English are an integral part of this course. However if you already hold these qualifications at Grade C and above then you will be exempt from these qualifications.

Course content

  • Unit 101  -  Structure of the construction industry
  • Unit 102  -  Fundamental safe working practices
  • Unit 103  -  Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Unit 104  -  Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Unit 108  -  Above ground drainage
  • Unit 109  -  Copper pipework
  • Unit 110  -  Plastic pressure pipework
  • Unit 111  -  Low carbon steel pipework
  • Unit 112  -  Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Unit 113  -  Plumbing science

Entry requirements

  • GCSE Grade D or above in Maths and English 
  • Reference or report from previous school or course
  • Successful interview
  • Initial assessment to help identify appropriate courses for those who do not achieve the required GCSE grades

Assessment

Methods of Study:

Theoretical as well as practical skills will be taught and developed to suit the needs of the candidate and the requirements of the awarding body

Method of Assessment:

The units are assessed by:

 

  • City and Guilds exams
  • practical assessments 
  • assignments

Future opportunities

WHAT CAREERS CAN I GO ON TO?

You can progress to an apprenticeship framework, City & Guilds 6189,  if you have a relevant work placement.

WHAT FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES ARE THERE?

You can progress to the City and Guilds 6035 Certificate in Plumbing Level 2 full-time

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Warwickshire College Group directly.

Last updated date: 19 January 2017
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