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Plumbing Level 3 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Want to take the next step in your training as a plumber? Build on your knowledge with the skills you need for work in plumbing and building services engineering, including design aspects of plumbing and heating systems.

Course content

Comprehensive training across:

  • Environmental technology systems

  • Plumbing system installation planning

  • Complex cold water systems

  • Domestic hot water

  • Sanitation and drainage systems

  • Central heating systems

  • Introduction to domestic gas principles

You’ll study and be assessed in our specialist workshops and classrooms, with regular practical tests and the development of a written portfolio.

In readiness for employment or further study, you’ll complete a GAP work programme and developing your English and maths.

Entry requirements

Level 2 Diploma in plumbing. You must attend a course introduction meeting.

Future opportunities

Progress to a plumbing NVQ or work in plumbing and building services engineering or take additional qualifications such as accreditations for gas installations.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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    • Our Kings Langley campus offers the very best facilities for training in electrical installation, motor vehicle engineering and plumbing with modern, well-equipped workshops so you keep fully up-to-date with the ever-changing world of electrical technology.

      Our team of dedicated and experienced lecturers are qualified in the trade, providing quality training that ensures all bright sparks leave us well connected for their future career.