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Plumbing Level One Diploma at East Riding College

Course description

This is a College-based qualification designed to offer you a route into the construction industry and employment. You will be working on practical assignments to enhance your skills to a high standard within the college workshops. 

Course content

  • How to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Laying underground domestic drainage
  • Bending and jointing copper pipes
  • Connecting pipes and fittings to appliances
  • Installing rain water goods
  • Removing and refitting water-filled radiators
  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs 
  • A satisfactory interview
  • Satisfactory record of achievement/references
  • Completion of the construction specific assessment and initial assessment


  • Each unit has an assignment and practical assignment

Future opportunities

Completion of this course may act as a good preparation for an apprenticeship or as a stepping stone into the construction industry in a related role.

You could progress onto courses such as the:

  • Level Two Diploma in Plumbing

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 04 April 2016

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