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Plumbing Level 1

Course title: Plumbing Level 1 Course level: Level 1
Qualification: Diploma Awarding body: Not available
UCAS code: Not applicable Academic year: 2018 - 2019
Course delivery: Full-time Course length: One year
Venue: Broad Oak Campus


This qualification is for learners wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in plumbing.  You will work with and know how to use copper, plastic and low carbon steel pipe work, as well as installation, repair and maintenance of basic plumbing systems.

Entry requirements

This Level 1 study programme is aimed at 16-18 year olds who wish to pursue a career in the construction industry. You must have English and maths at Grade D/3 or above. You will need to attend a college interview and complete an initial assessment.

Applicants who have not achieved at least a grade C/4 in English and maths will continue to study these subjects alongside their chosen college course.

How will I be assessed?

Your diploma will be assessed by practical end tests and online end of unit tests.

Progression and employment

Successful completion of this course can lead to the Level 2 study programme in Plumbing, or ideally onto an apprenticeship.

How much will the course cost me?

This course is free of charge for 16 – 18 year olds. There may be an additional cost for trips and equipment but this will be disclosed prior to starting your course.

How do I apply?

You can apply online (see apply now button), call 01254 354 354 or pop into our College to collect an application form.

Additional and key information

Much of the theory content and written work of this course will be available on-line through the College’s “itslearning” virtual learning environment. Candidates must be prepared to use IT as part of their learning.

If you have any queries please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance Team on 01254 354354 or email

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