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Level 1 Plumbing at Shrewsbury College

Course description

This Level is suitable for beginners. You will be learning basic skills and knowledge and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge based activities.It covers the following skills:Structure of the construction industry Fundamental safe working practices Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings Site preparation for working in the construction industry Above ground drainage Copper pipework Plastic pressure pipework Low carbon steel pipework Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems Plumbing science

Course content

This Level is suitable for beginners. You will be learning basic skills and knowledge and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge based activities.It covers the following skills:Structure of the construction industry Fundamental safe working practices Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings Site preparation for working in the construction industry Above ground drainage Copper pipework Plastic pressure pipework Low carbon steel pipework Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems Plumbing science

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications required. If you have a positive attitude and an enthusiasm to learn the trade the team will work with you to ensure the course is a first step into a career in the building services industry.

Assessment

Multiple Choice Examination, Practical Demonstration/Assignment and Written Examination.

Financial information

Boots and overalls are a requirement to work in a practical workshop environment.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 January 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: FLR1PLB-APP15

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