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Plumbing at Grimsby Institute

Course description

Plumbing courses involve learning about the principles of plumbing systems, the importance of water pressure, pipe joining techniques, hot and cold water supplies and above ground drainage.

Customer relations and environmental considerations are also covered as part of the course as are the principles of working safely in the environment.

Work experience is available to all learners so that learning can be put into practice and
skills perfected.

 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for our courses depend on the specific requirements of each Programme of Study and an individual's previous experience, which will all be discussed during the interview process.

The following list offers a guide as to what you might be expected to achieve to gain entry on to a particular level of a course.

Entry Level 3 Programmes

No formal entry qualifications but subject to approval from the Foundation Learning Assessment Team.
 

Level 1 Programmes

GCSEs grade E to G or equivalent, including Foundation Awards and Entry Level Certificates.
 

Level 2 Programmes

Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 4 GCSEs grade D or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 1 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at Level 1.
 

Level 3 Programmes

Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language OR Minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English language and relevant subject qualification OR Minimum of Level 2 course in chosen subject at merit or above and English language and Maths at level 2.

Future opportunities

Going to university can really help boost your chances of a highflying career in the Construction industry. At the University Centre Grimsby we offer a HND and HNC in Construction that will give you an in-depth insight into the principles and technologies involved in the sector and can lead to a fantastic top-level career.

  • Plumber
  • Gas Service Engineer
  • Oil Service Engineer
  • Solid Fuel Engineer

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grimsby Institute directly.

Last updated date: 10 May 2016

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