Plumbing Studies Level 1 Diploma

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

Construction, Planning and the Built Environment
Construction, Planning and the Built Environment

What will you be working towards?

Code 5982/020
Qualification Type Other Regulated/Accredited Qualification
Qualification Level Level 1
Course type Full Time

Overview

This qualification provides an entry route to a career in plumbing. You will learn the basic skills required to work in the industry, including the study of the main plumbing systems such as cold water, domestic hot water, sanitation, central heating and drainage. You will also learn about the health and safety requirements of the industry, and develop your practical skills in our specialist workshops. This technical subject also includes a substantial theory element so a deal of your course will consist of classroom-based learning related to the underpinning knowledge of each unit of study. Maths and English GCSEs will form an essential part of your programme if you have not previously achieved.

How will it be delivered?

You will be assessed through a mixture of practical tasks, online tests related to each unit of study.

Entry requirements

You will need at least 4 GCSEs grade D/3, which must include English Language, Maths and a Science.

Your next steps...

On successful completion of this level 1 course, and with a positive reference from your tutor, you will be able to progress to level 2 in the following year. Alternatively, you may obtain suitable employment in the construction industry and continue your studies as a level 2 apprentice.