Plumbing Studies - Level 3 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
This course is ideal for those who would like to become a Professional Plumber and have already gained the basic plumbing skills and experience either through work or completion of the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.
This course will develop you skills to a more advance level and teach you all the skills required by the industry.
The course will include the following units:
- Complex cold water systems
- Complex domestic hot water systems
- Complex sanitation systems
- Central heating systems - boilers and controls
- Domestic gas supply systems
- Improvement of business products and services
5 GCSEs grade A to C or equivalent, including Maths & English Language and/or a relevant subject qualification Level 2 Plumbing at Merit or above and English and Maths at Level 2.
You will also need to demonstrate a genuine interest in the construction industry. All students will be required to provide their own protective clothing and steel capped safety footwear.
After successfully completing the Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies you will have all the industry standard skills to become a Professional Plumber either with a local small to medium sized business or in a large construction company.
Going to University can also really help boost you chances of a high-flying career in the Construction industry. Upon successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies you could choose to apply to study an undergraduate degree in a relate subject at University or choose to progress onto a HNC or HND in Construction here at Yorkshire Coast College.
Plumbing has always been an area of large interest in this area, many former learners from YCC have, once qualified, gone on to form very successful careers working with larger companies and also forming their own Plumbing businesses.
Yorkshire Coast College works closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the current and on going developments in our region include:
- A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale
- The relocation of Tesco's to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build
- A new housing development in Filey
- An extension to Sainsbury's
The local average wage on entry in to a career in Plumbing - depend on qualification - is £19,000.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.