Plumbing Level 1 at Sheffield College
This is 1 year full time course.
About the course
This course would suit you if you want to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in plumbing.
During the course you will have the opportunity to learn about the structure of the construction industry and how to work safely in the workplace. You will learn about site preparation and environmental and sustainability measures. Basic plumbing skills will be covered such as above ground drainage, copper pipework, plastic pressure pipework and low carbon steel pipework. You will develop skills in installation, maintenance and repair of plumbing systems.
You will study both in the workshop area and in the classroom.The practical skills and theoretical knowledge you gain from this course will help you to prepare for the level 2 course. The course is approximately 50% theory and 50% practical.
Your progress will be reviewed regularly in tutorial sessions.
You will need to bring your own overalls and safety boots for workshop sessions. All other safety equipment will be provided.
You need to attend regularly and be on time for every lesson.
Functional Skills lessons also form an important part of your course.
They include Maths, English and ICT for you to help you improve your skills in these areas. There will be a formal assessment when you are ready.
Personal Study Time
Students are expected to work independently on project work away from the college.
Will this course suit me?
An ideal student for this course is one who is motivated with a desire to learn about the plumbing industry.
Plumbing Studies C&G Level 1 Diploma
4 GCSEs at Grade 2 or above including English Language and Maths
There will be a multiple choice test and written assignment work.
At The Sheffield College we will always do our best to support you through your studies, to make them as stress free as possible. We have a specialist support team who can give you all the advice you need on all things financial, including what might be available to you, so that you don’t go short and you can concentrate all your efforts into your studies.
If you meet the eligibility criteria we’ll be able to support you with free meals. You’ll get an amount of money that you can use within the college shops and diners per day. This will be added to your student ID card which you will just swipe to purchase items.
Students (including Apprentices) of The Sheffield College who live in South Yorkshire are eligible for a 16–18 Student Pass which entitles pass holders to cheaper travel on buses and trams in South Yorkshire. Pass holders are also entitled to half fare on Northern train services in South Yorkshire.
Learner Support Fund
If you are enrolled with us, you may receive support towards the cost of:
Books and materials
Uniform and equipment
Essential course trips
- DBS checks needed for your course (previously known as CRB)
UCAS registration fee and travel to interviews when applying for university
Where can it lead?
You can progress onto the level 2 Plumbing course.
Why not come and see for yourself. Visit us on one of our open evenings and meet the people who will be teaching you, have a chat about what the course involves and look round our fantastic facilities where you’ll be learning.
Our City, Hillsborough, Peaks and Olive Grove campuses will be open on the following days:
Thursday 25th October 2018 4pm -7pm
Wednesday 21st November 2018 4pm-7pm
Tuesday 29th January 2019 4pm-7pm
Monday 4th March 2019 4pm-7pm
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.