Plumbing Studies Level 1 Diploma at Yorkshire Coast College
The Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Skills is ideal if you would like to enter a career in plumbing but perhaps do not yet have many formal qualifications.
This one-year course will teach you the basic theory and practical tasks required in the plumbing industry whilst also developing your Maths and English skills.
The course will cover the following units:
- Basic plumbing systems
- Bending processes
- Above ground drainage
- Health and safety
These programmes traditionally require GCSE grades E to G (or equivalent) This includes foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
After successfully completing the Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Skills you can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies or enter the world or work and continue your studies as an Apprentice.
Plumbing has always been an area of large interest in this area, many former learners from Yorkshire Coast College have, once qualified, gone on to form very successful careers working with larger companies and also forming their own Plumbing businesses.
Yorkshire Coast College works closely with Scarborough Borough Council, local and national employers who are all currently working on projects in our area. We are also looking at introducing a number of new local Apprenticeship opportunities. Some of the current and on going developments in our region include:
- A new housing development at Eastfield called Middle Deep Dale
- The relocation of Tesco's to a brand new site that will incorporate a new build
- A new housing development in Filey
- An extension to Sainsbury's
The local average wage on entry in to a career in Plumbing - depend on qualification - is £19,000.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Yorkshire Coast College directly.