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Plumbing Studies BPEC Level 1 Diploma at Guildford College

Course description

The first step towards a career in plumbing, taught in our industry standard workshops.

Course content


  • structure of the construction industry
  • fundamental safe working practices
  • environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • above ground drainage
  • copper pipework
  • low carbon steel pipework
  • installation
  • repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • plumbing science.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements, but you must complete an aptitude test and interview.



You will be assessed continuously by practical tasks, completion of a portfolio and online tests.

Future opportunities

Level 2 plumbing courses/employment

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 15 June 2016
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