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
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.
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Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study.
- On successful completion of this course you can progress onto level 2.