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Plumbing Diploma Level 1 at Canterbury College

Course description

This course is an ideal introduction to plumbing, and entry into the industry. You will learn the basic skills in pipework, installation, maintenance and science.

Course content

A Diploma in Plumbing covers a number of subjects including 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 and plumbing science.

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Assessment

Students will be assessed by a mixture of practical activities, written assignments and multiple-choice examinations.

Future opportunities

You can progress into the plumbing industry or onto a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.

Further information

Students are expected to complete 30 hours of work experience.

 

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 17 April 2018
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      Over the last seven decades, Canterbury College has grown to be one of the largest Further and Higher Education colleges in the South East.

      We’ve strived to create an exciting environment where people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can meet, learn and grow.

      Our brand-new, state of-the-art campus combined with excellent academic and student support will help you to achieve your ambitions.

      This website contains the main range of courses offered at our Canterbury and Swale campuses. These have been developed in association with local businesses and our partner universities to ensure that you are well prepared to succeed in Higher Education or in your chosen career.

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      • Central locations in Canterbury and Sheerness
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