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Plumbing Installation Certificate Level 1 at Darlington College

Course description

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto our Level 2 Plumbing Installation qualifications.

The Plumbing Diploma study programme will consist of five key elements which you will need to complete:

  • Main Qualification – as above
  • Individual & Group tutorial sessions
  • Industry related work placement (if appropriate)
  • Development of English and Mathematics. You will be required to undertake a formal qualification if you have not already achieved at L2.
  • Development of enterprise and employability skills

Disclaimer: This is subject to change and courses running will be subject to the correct number of student enrolling.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.

Entry requirements

3 GCSE’s at grade E or above which must include English and/or Maths.

We will request a school or college report and all potentially suitable applicants will be invited for interview before being offered a place.


You will undertake graded assessments through a range of methods including :

  • Practical tasks
  • Online Multi-Choice Test
  • Paper based Tests

Future opportunities

This course can help in the process of gaining employment within the construction industry or to begin an Apprenticeship, or you could progress onto the Plumbing Level 2 qualification.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 08 March 2016
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