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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
Purchase of steel toe capped boots, overalls and a course text book is required for this course. Please discuss this at interview stage with a tutor after you have applied.
This course will provide you with an introduction to the practical and theoretical skills of plumbing for those new to the plumbing and construction industry.
You will require 3 GCSEs at grades A*- E including English & Maths. Equivalent vocational experience or qualifications will also be considered.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.
What will I study?
This is a practical course with underpinning knowledge which will teach you the basic plumbing skills and key plumbing principles such as:
• The science of plumbing,
• Fixing copper and low carbon steel pipe.
• Basic materials,
• Theoretical concepts
• Health and safety.
You will also look at hot and cold water systems as well as above ground drainage.
As part of the course, you will be required to complete Essential Skills at level 1 in ICT, Communications and Application of Number.
How will I be assessed?
Assessments will be on-going in the form of direct observation of practical assessments, plus multiple choice questions on–line throughout the year. There will be a final on-line multiple choice test at the end of the course.
Career Opportunities and Progression
On successful completion of this course you can progress onto the Plumbing Level 2 Diploma.