Level One Diploma in Plumbing

This is a College-based qualification designed to offer you a route into the construction industry and employment. You will be working on practical assignments to enhance your skills to a high standard within the college workshops. 

What will I study?

  • How to carry out safe working practices in construction
  • Laying underground domestic drainage
  • Bending and jointing copper pipes
  • Connecting pipes and fittings to appliances
  • Installing rainwater goods
  • Removing and refitting water-filled radiators
  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry

How will I be assessed?

  • Each unit has an assignment and practical assignment

Entry requirements

  • A minimum of two GCSEs grade D / 3 or above

What next?

Completion of this course may act as a good preparation for an apprenticeship or as a stepping stone into the construction industry in a related role.

You could progress onto courses such as the:

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide Free Distance Learning Courses Autumn Part-time Course Guide 2022