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Plumbing Studies Level 1

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    Full Time

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    One Year

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    Boston

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    September 2020

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The Level 1 Plumbing Studies will provide you with an understanding of Plumbing, Electrical, Engineering, Heating, and Ventilation so you can progress to a Level 2 Diploma in the specialism of your choice.

You will study in our on-site workshop, which is built to resemble a realistic working environment to ensure you gain the skills you need to progress a career in the trade.

It is a stepping stone towards a career within the Plumbing industry and building related services.

What will I do?

You will study the following units:

  • 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
  • Cooper Pipework
  • Plastic Pressure Pipework
  • Low Carbon Steel
  • Installation, Repair and Maintenance of Plumbing Systems
  • Plumbing Science

During your Plumbing Studies you will visit to the Black Sluice Environmental and Pump stations to help you apply your knowledge from College into the working world.

In addition to your main course, you will also study:

  • Personal and Social Development, training that will prepare you for life outside college, and help you to find a job.
  • Engage in Enterprise work experience and tutorial activities.

You will have a Personal Tutor to help you on an individual basis to maximise your potential.

If you have a Grade 2 or below in English or maths, you can study towards either a PASS in Functional Skills Level 2 or a GCSE grade 4-9. Once you have achieved either qualification, you will not be required to undertake any further English or maths.

Full time 16-19 learner with a Grade 3, must study towards a GCSE grade 4-9.

Entry requirements are two GCSEs at grades 2 or above (Old GCSE grade E or above) or equivalent (to include English or maths), or any one of the following, an Entry 3 qualification, a Certificate in Skills for Working Life or Life Skills, an ESOL Entry L3 qualification.

If you are unable to meet these entry requirements enrolment onto our Pathways to Progress provision will prepare you for progression into the curriculum area of your choice, either in-year (depending on progress made in the first six weeks) or the following September. We also offer full time ESOL courses which give you opportunity to develop your language skills further prior to progression into the curriculum area of your choice the following September.

The Plumbing Studies will take you one year to complete. You will attend College for up to four days a week.

The Plumbing Studies course is free, if you are under the age of 19 on 31 August of the year you start the course.

If you are aged 19+, this course will cost £1200
If full course payment is made on the first day of the course a discount may apply.

Fee remission may apply depending on personal circumstances, please enquire with the Registry Department for further information on 01205 365701

Please note that all fees are subject to change.

With assistance from your tutor you will build a portfolio of plumbing tasks. You will carry out assignments in the classroom and practical assessments in the workshop.

Functional Skills are assessed by exams.

Successful completion of the Plumbing Studies course could allow you to progress to the Diploma in Plumbing Level 2.

You may also wish to progress your career in the workplace, through undertaking an Apprenticeship.

Additional costs include purchasing the Plumbing uniform at £70, which comprises of a black polo shirt, tough black work trousers, and steel toed work boots for workshop activities (which are a mandatory requirement).

It will be very useful to purchase the course text book- Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing City and Guilds 6035 ISBN:9780851932712 (around £25) to complement your studies.

How to Apply.

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If you live outside of the UK and would like to apply for this course, please complete the International Enquiry Form.

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