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Plumbing and Heating Intermediate Apprenticeship NVQ Diploma at Derby College

Course description

This NVQ is for people currently employed in the construction industry.  You will be expected to demonstrate competence in both the workplace and College, developing practical skills and job knowledge.

To support your main programme of study, future progression and life skills, you will also develop your skills in maths and English.

Course content

  • Understand and carry out safe working practices in building services engineering
  • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation and maintenance
  • Understand and apply domestic above-ground drainage system installation and maintenance techniques
  • Install and maintain domestic heating systems
  • Maths and English

Entry requirements

You need GCSEs at grade C and above, but previous experience in the industry will be considered.

Assessment

This unit will be assessed by:

  • A GOLA online knowledge assessment and externally set assignment
  • A portfolio of evidence and assessment in the workplace

Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.

Future opportunities

You can progress to the NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Plumbing and Heating, specialising in options such as gas, oil, solid fuel or environmental technologies.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 31 March 2016

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