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Plumbing Diploma Level 3 at New College Stamford

Course description

Become a qualified plumber or domestic engineer through gaining the advanced technical and practical skills you need for a career in the plumbing industry.You will explore how to:Plan and design central heating systemsThe principles and requirements of environmental technology systemsCold and hot water systemsDomestic sanitation system installationYou will have the opportunity to visit the Construction Trade Fair at the NEC in Birmingham, as well as other trade based events. You can also take part in regional and national competitions such as World Skills Build which has seen the very best in the Construction industry compete for over 45 years!This course is approximately 10% theory and 90% practical.

Course content

You will develop the practical skills that are required in the industry in our modern, fully equipped workshop.The knowledge required to support this is learnt through a combination of workbooks and assignments using on-line resources.In order to give you an insight into the real working environment you will be supported to find and undertake a week of work experience. The College is also proactive in undertaking community projects.All materials used to support you in your studies are also made available via the internet.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of this course you can progress on to further study the HNC in Construction and the Build Environment at University Centre Stamford. You could also enter job roles such as a bathroom fitter or a self-employed plumber or work towards careers as a plumbing and heating, drainage or gas engineer.

Further information

You will require a uniform consisting of steel toe capped boots and overalls which can be purchased from our website. During your interview you will also sit an online suitability assessment. The result of this, plus your previous academic achievements and maturity will determine the level of course you are offered.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Stamford directly.

Last updated date: 03 November 2016
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