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Plumming Level 1 Diploma at Newbury College

Course description

This one year course consists of theory and practical tasks which introduce students to the skills and techniques used in the plumbing industry. Units range from working safely in an engineering and construction environment to using soldering and bending equipment. All students must participate in Functional Skills.

Entry requirements

Students will need to have four GCSE passes at grade E or above, preferably including Maths and English. Alternatively, students will be accepted on to the course if they have a vocational qualification at pass grade or above, and Functional Skills Maths and English, preferably at Entry Level 3. All students must have achieved, or show the ability to achieve, Maths and English toGCSE grade E or equivalent. Where a student has not yet fulfilled this requirement, a functional skills qualification is a mandatory part of this course.


The course is continuously assessed by both practical and written assignments and exams.

Future opportunities

Level 2 course, employment or an Apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 03 May 2016

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