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Plumbing Level 1 at City of Wolverhampton College

Course description

Every household or business needs to call on a plumber for help from time to time to install or repair the maze of pipework, tubing and fixtures that deliver drinking water, provide heating, and remove waste. Learning basic plumbing skills will prepare you for a great career in a growing industry so if you’re aged 16-19 and want a career as a Plumber, look no further! The course gives you the basic knowledge and skills in plumbing and heating mechanical services areas which will enable you to progress to the Level 2 course or become an Apprentice.

Course content

During this course you will study the following modules: •Plumbing science •Installation, repair and maintenance of Plumbing Systems •Site preparation for working in the Construction Industry •Health and safety •Individual modules on Above Ground Drainage, Copper Pipe, Plastic Pressure Pipe and Low Carbon Steel.

Entry requirements

To access this course you are required to have: •Three or more GCSEs at grade G or above •Acceptance on course subject to an interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact City of Wolverhampton College directly.

Last updated date: 02 October 2015
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    • The Wellington Road campus in Bilston, to the east of Wolverhampton, offers qualifications in trades such as bricklaying, carpentry, electrical installation, gas, painting and decorating, and plumbing; as well as courses in accountancy, computing and IT, counselling, early years, English, maths, sport and leisure, travel and tourism and uniformed public services.

      The campus is also home to a state-of-the-art Construction Innovation Centre complete with a gas training and assessment centre and purpose built areas for practical work in a range of trades, a modern Community Sport Centre kitted out with a 3G floodlit football pitch and well-equipped gym, and a Spa Academy providing a range of pampering beauty treatments. The site is also the base for the popular Prince’s Trust programme for unemployed young people aged 16-25.

      The site has a Student Hub, Study Hub and cafeteria, as well as an on-site gym and nursery and a large free student car park, and is on a major bus route with a Midlands Metro stop nearby.