Plumbing Studies Level 1 Diploma at Epping Forest College
This course would be suitable for students wishing to pursue a career in plumbing or the construction trade.
You will learn basic plumbing techniques and theories to support the trade which will include electrical units to support future careers in plumbing.
You will study units including:
- refrigeration and air conditioning
- heating and ventilation
English & Maths is included as part of your study programme at EFC. All students will be working towards a GCSE Grade C in English Language & Maths alongside their chosen subject. If you’ve already achieved these grades, we will work with you to develop your literacy and numeracy skills further throughout the year.
You will have the opportunity to undertake relevant work experience throughout your programme. Your tutor will help you identify the employability skills you need to improve, and our dedicated work experience team will help find a placement that’s right for you.
College Assessment for literacy and numeracy to achieve a minimum of Entry 3.
You will develop a portfolio of work. Your work will be internally and externally assessed.
It is very important to find out about all of your options after you have completed your course. Some careers will require specific qualifications and training for you to work in the sector, whereas other jobs and careers do not have a set training route. For Level 1, you may decide to continue to the next level of your current subject at this college, or you may want to find out about other options that are available to you.
You may also choose to apply for an Intermediate Apprenticeship (Level 2). Information about apprenticeships can be found at the National Apprenticeship website - you can search and apply for apprenticeships there. You then complete ONE application form, which you can use to apply for any Apprenticeship. The entry requirements vary a lot, depending on the employer, the college and the Apprenticeship. Notgoingtouni has information about Higher Apprenticeships as well as vacancies.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Epping Forest College directly.