This level is suitable for beginners who want to get into the Plumbing industry. After successful completion of this course  you could go onto Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies or find an apprenticeship.

What the course leads to

What courses can I do after this? 

On successful completion of the Level 1; you could progress onto the Level 2 Diploma full time or an apprenticeship Level 2 programme if you find an employer.

What jobs can I get? 

As a College Apprentice you will have access to all college resources to help with your training. You will also have a personal training co-ordinator who will work with you and your Employer to help you throughout your training period.

Expect to earn at least £100 per week within your first year of training.

While your technical skills and knowledge will develop over the course of your Apprenticeship, you will also need to demonstrate to your Employer

  • Reliability and flexibility
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Practical skills
  • Ability to carry out routine calculations
  • Ability to work in a team as well as on your own initiative

What do I need to apply

To do this course you should have... 

You will need to have a minimum of Maths and English qualifications equivalent to a GCSE Grade 2 or E.

What about work experience? 

Course costs

Course Code Start Date Costs 16-18 Costs 19-23 (with concessions) Costs 19+ (no concessions)
TEN1FX001H 07/09/2021 TBC TBC TBC

* Please note fees are subject to change.

Associated Costs 

Work boots, overalls, text books, general stationery

Course content

Course Content 

You will study installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems, above ground drainage pipework (copper, plastic, low carbon steel) and plumbing science.

Structure of the construction industry, environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings and site preparation in the construction industry.

Depending on GCSE grades on entry - the study programme will include GCSE or Functional Skills in Maths and English.
 

More info

Start Day/Time 

Hours of attendance and start date will be confirmed at interview or enrolment. 2/3 days per week.

Duration 

12 Months

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 1

Awarding Body 

Ascentis

Curriculum Area 

Engineering and Construction - Plumbing

Duration 

12 Months

Attendance 

Full-time

Level 

Unknown

Qualification Name 

VRQ Level 1

Awarding Body 

Ascentis