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Step 2 in Multi Skills - Plumbing Pathway at MidKent College

Course description

This course will teach you the basic skills required for a rewarding career in the gas or plumbing and heating industries.Taught by experienced trade professionals in fully equipped workshops, the programme covers a range of techniques including jointing, pipefitting, cutting, bending, installing and more.You will also learn valuable work skills including CV-writing and employment rights and responsibilities.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade F or above including English or maths at grade 2 or above.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course may lead to the level 2 Diploma in Plumbing & Heating. Some students are taken on as apprentices with local employers while others find immediate work in the building services industry.

Further information

> You will learn skills through practical tasks and demonstrations but will also be expected to attend theory lessons> You will be continuously assessed through assignments, activity reports and phase tests> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

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: 08 November 2017
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.