Level 1 Plumbing

The level 1 diploma in plumbing is a step into the plumbing industry. It covers the key areas of the plumbing profession, taking into account both the practical and theoretical aspects of plumbing - therefore you will need to be good at working with numbers, understand basic scientific principles and be prepared to undertake a wide range of practical activities.

This is a one year course which involves attending college 2 evening per week for the one year.

What Will I Learn?

The course runs for 1 year in which time candidates will be taught and will practice the skills required to undertake Basic Plumbing tasks and to assist a qualified Plumber.

You will cover such aspects as: • Installing and testing pipe systems • Understanding hot and cold water systems • Above-ground drainage systems You will also learn: • Health and Safety, • Key plumbing principles • Common plumbing processes • Central heating systems • Environmental awareness

Entry Requirements

You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy, to establish any support required.


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 Progression

On successful completion of this course you can progress onto level 2.

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Course Details
Level:Level 2
Mode:Part Time Evening
Start Date:02/09/2024
Day(s):Tuesday & Wednesday
Time:18:00 - 21:00
Location:Ystrad Mynach
Course Code:05E107YA
Materials Fee: £406
Registration Fee: £144
Tuition Fee: £534

Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.

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