Plumbing Studies Introductory Diploma at Derby College
This one-year introductory course is for people thinking of a career in building services, specialising in plumbing.
As well as plumbing know-how, learners will develop their skills in maths and English, which will support their main programme of study, help their future progression and enhance their life skills.
This qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in plumbing.
You will complete the following core units:
- Introduction to the Building Services Engineering Sector
- Functional Maths and English
You will undertake an aptitude test and interview. You should have achieved GCSE Maths and English at grade D or above.
You will be assessed on the practical skills and knowledge you gain by completing various practical tasks and assessments. Maths and English will be assessed through a controlled assessment or final exam.
This course allows learners to progress to the following City & Guilds qualifications:
- Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
- Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Derby College directly.