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Plumbing Diploma Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the Plumbing Diploma Level 2, or to job roles such as a Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprentice.

Who is it for?

Gain the basic underpinning knowledge and grounding for a future within the plumbing trade. Take your first steps towards being a qualified plumber, gaining practical and transferable skills in our plumbing workshops. You will study topics such as: above ground drainage, copper, plastic and low carbon steel pipework and plumbing science. 

What is covered?

You will cover many topics including:   

  • Structure of the Construction Industry
  • Fundamental Safe Working Practices
  • Environmental and Sustainability Measures in Domestic Dwellings
  • Site Preparation for Working in the Construction Industry
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Copper Pipework
  • Plastic Pressure Pipework
  • Low Carbon Steel Pipework
  • Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems
  • Plumbing Science

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English and maths.

We will review each application case-by-case to ensure you get a place on the most suitable course.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code
1 Year Full-time

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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