Learn the trade of plumbing and work towards a career in this high-demand sector. You will learn the key skills needed to begin a career as a plumber.
The Plumbing Studies Diploma course consists of two, one-year qualifications. The Level 1 Diploma will provide the basic skills and knowledge necessary to prepare you for the to the latest City & Guilds qualification which will be completed in the first year. The Plumbing Level 2 Technical Certificate is an intensive course designed to provide the skills and knowledge for the understanding of the installation of domestic plumbing systems.
Training within our industry standard workshops, you will work with real-life materials and complete a number of practical projects as part of the overall qualification. Practical and theory sessions are combined to provide you with an understanding of basic and more advanced plumbing systems.
You will complete both practical tasks and written assessments leading to the completion of the Plumbing Diploma Level 2 Technical Certificate (this can be converted to the full NVQ diploma after gaining employment in the industry). Delivery includes a mixture of lectures, traditional class tuition, practical work, assignments and personal study.
Full-time students will also engage in activities to develop your English, maths and employability skills. A work skills qualification will also be undertaken.
|Duration||Two Years: |
Year 1: Level 1
Year 2: Level 2
|Campus / Adult Skills Centre||Colchester Campus|
|Start Date||September 2023|
|Applications||Applications opened on Monday 3rd October 2022|
|Fee(s)||16-18 year olds: Free|
19+ Year 1: £1,738
19+ Year 2: £2,150
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