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Plumbing Level 1 Diploma at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College*

Course description

This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required in the building services sector, which offers many different career paths.

Course content

  • Practical plumbing skills
  • Structure of the Construction Industry
  • Sustainability in the Construction Industry
  • Exploring health, safety and welfare in the Construction Industry
  • Plumbing science

Entry requirements

A short interview together with a skills assessment will be necessary to ensure the level of the scheme is appropriate for you. You will also be required to complete a Maths and English assessment.


Practical experience will be gained in the workshop through practical activities and assessments. Underpinning knowledge will be delivered in the classroom and IT suite, where study will be interactive and informative.

Future opportunities

After successful completion, you can progress to Level 2 Certificate in Plumbing Studies or an apprenticeship can be gained if suitable employment is found.

Opportunities in the building services sector include plumbing, refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation, renewable technologies.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Gloucestershire and Stroud College* directly.

Last updated date: 24 January 2017
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