This course is designed for persons aged 16+. This qualification will give you an introduction to the plumbing industry.

The entry requirements for this course are:


  • 4 GCSEs at Grade 2 (E) or above including English and Maths

  • Or progression from Level 1 Diploma in Basic Construction

  • Interview and assessment

This course consists of the following modules:


  • Health and Safety

  • Tool Identification

  • Carry Out Safe Working Practices in Construction

  • Handle and Store Materials

  • Basic Plumbing skills using different types of materials including; push fit plastic fittings, copper and low carbon steel

  • Carrying Out Plumbing Operations (domestic)

  • Carrying out Plumbing Maintenance

Your course will be assessed via:


  • Observation of your practical work by a qualified assessor

  • Your industry knowledge will be assessed by short question papers, which will take place throughout your programme of study

  • Knowledge assessment exams on each unit

This course will lead to progression to Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing, employment as a plumbers mate or an Apprenticeship.

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