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What's Involved

This qualification is for you if you want to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in the plumbing industry.

It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto our Level 2 Plumbing qualifications.

Key areas of study are:

• Health and Safety in building service engineering • Electrical principles and processes for building service engineering • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing • Common plumbing operations • Basic plumbing operations

Entry Requirements

GCSE English language or mathematics at Grade 4, plus GCSE English Language or mathematics at Grade 3.

Where will it take me?

This course allows you to progress to the following City & Guilds qualifications:

• Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (6035-02) • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (6189-11) • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining • Domestic Heating Systems (6189-21)

You may wish to begin work in the plumbing industry as a first year Apprentice.

Course Assessment Method

Your course will be assessed by observation of your workshop practical activities by an assessor and also job knowledge will be assessed by you completing a written portfolio, demonstrating knowledge of the following:

• Plumbing systems • Drainage systems • Practical hand-skills • Health and Safety

Compulsory units include:

• Unit 101 Structure of the construction industry • Unit 102 Fundamental safe working practices • Unit 103 Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings • Unit 104 Site preparation for working in the construction industry • Unit 108 Above ground drainage • Unit 109 Copper pipework • Unit 110 Plastic pressure pipework • Unit 111 Low carbon steel pipework • Unit 112 Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems • Unit 113 Plumbing science.

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Notes About Fees

Fees shown are per year. Additional miscellaneous fees may be applicable.

Find out more by speaking to Admissions:

  • For full-time further education courses call 01708 462833
  • For part-time further education courses call 01708 462801
  • For higher education courses, or if you’re an overseas student, call 01708 462801


  • To find out if you’re entitled to support call Student Services for advice on 01708 462718 ext 2718
  • You don’t have to pay tuition or admin fees if you’re 16-18 and studying a further education funded course.
  • You need to pay higher education course fees each academic year.

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2020-21 Course Guide

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