Plumbing Diploma Level 1 at Gloucestershire College
This course gives you the opportunity to gain practical skills, and provides an insight into life as a plumber.
You will study environmental protection measures, fundamental plumbing systems and health and safety.
If you enjoy doing practical things and you want a skill that you can use in different ways, this could be perfect course for you. To become a qualified plumber you will need to achieve a level 2 or 3 plumbing qualification, depending on your experience.
This course also enables you to gain the maths, English and interpersonal skills you’ll need for the second year of the Level 2 course.
You will study:
- Fundamental plumbing systems
- Environmental protection measures
- Health and safety
You will need to follow technical drawings and plans, and have a careful and well-ordered approach to work.
You'll need a reasonable level of fitness and an awareness of safety issues and legal regulations.
You'll also need to be able to work as part of a team as well as alone and have good customer care skills.
You will need to have 3 GCSE's at grade E or Entry 3 in English & Maths Functional Skills.
Upon completion, you may move on to an apprenticeship or a Level 2 qualification in plumbing or electrical installation.
You will need to wear suitable protective clothing and steel toe-capped boots or shoes.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Gloucestershire College directly.