Course details

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Qualification name Diploma in Plumbing Studies
Qualification level 1
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 13th September 2021
Cost £0.00
Cost description Full Funding for permanent UK residents aged 16-18 years of age. Funding may be available for those aged 19+ depending on age and qualifications already achieved.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Who this course is for

This qualification is for students wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in plumbing. The qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in plumbing.
You will study a range of practical techniques required for the industry, together with plumbing principles and technology.
What will I study?
The units you will study are likely to include:
Core Units:
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
Plastic pressure pipework
Low carbon steel 3 pipework
Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
Plumbing science
You will also study for qualifications in Functional Skills and Employability and Social Development.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs at Grade 2 including English and maths

What you'll learn

Core Units: 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 Plastic pressure pipework Low carbon steel 3 pipework Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems Plumbing science You will also study for qualifications in Functional Skills and Employability and Social Development.

How you'll learn

You will learn through a combination of classroom lessons and practical workshop sessions. You will have some assignments and home study to complete.

How you'll learn

You will learn through a combination of classroom lessons and practical workshop sessions. You will have some assignments and home study to complete.

What you'll need to bring

Students are expected to come to College every day with a scientific calculator, ruler, pens, pencils, coloured pencils, paper and a folder for the classroom. For the workshop there is a mandatory requirement that students bring and wear protective overalls and protective footwear at all times during workshop activities.

How you'll be assessed

Assessment by externally set assignments.

What you can do next

You can apply for Level 2 in Plumbing at Northampton College or choose alternative options.


Venue for this course

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Name NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE (DAVENTRY)
Address 1 Badby Road West
DAVENTRY
Northamptonshire
NN11 4HJ
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Phone 08453004401
Website http://www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

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