Develop your practical skills knowledge of installing and maintaining modern domestic plumbing systems for work in the plumbing industry. You will train in our brand new workshops through practical tasks simulated to match real industry scenarios. You will learn the electrical and scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing as well as common plumbing processes, hot water, drainage and central heating systems and sanitation.
This course is approximately 60% theory and 40% practical.
You will be required to undertake 1 week work experience on a construction site, in a workshop or in a construction related field. You will also be expected to take part in community projects.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the Plumbing Technical Certificate Level 3. Alternatively, you can progress to the Construction and the Built Environment Extended Diploma Level 3 with a view to progressing to university or to a managerial apprenticeship.
You will undertake formative assessments via exams and assignments. The final graded assessments consists of an on-line exam and practical assignment.
You will require a uniform consisting of steel toe capped boots and overalls which can be purchased from our website. During your interview you will also sit an online suitability assessment. The result of this, plus your previous academic achievements and maturity will determine the level of course you are offered. Recognition as a qualified plumber requires that you complete an additional plumbing NVQ which can only be obtained whilst working within the plumbing industry.
4 GCSEs at grades 5/C or above, or progression from a Level 1 Plumbing qualification having demonstrated good academic potential.
You will cover many topics including:
- Health and safety in building services engineering
- Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
- Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
- Common plumbing processes
- Cold water systems
- Domestic hot water systems
- Sanitation – Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
- Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
Domestic hot water systems
Central heating systems
Understand how to communicate with others within building services engineering
Level : Level 2
Starts : 05 September, 2018
Duration : 1 Year Full Time
Course Code : CT2PBAP
: 01780 484 311