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- Type: Part-time Evening Courses | Building Services, Electrical & Plumbing | Part-time & Adult Courses
- Level: 2
- Study Mode: Part-time
- Start Date: 13 November 2023
- Time: 6pm-9pm
- Duration: 18-24 months 2 evenings per week (Tuesday and Thursday) term-time only
Applications for courses starting in September must be completed by Friday 30th June. Applications received after this date will go through our late interview and enrolment process. This may delay your course start date.
About the course
For candidates who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers but enables them to gain the relevant hand skills and knowledge through studying Health and safety, Electrical principles, Scientific principles, Plumbing processes, Cold water systems, Hot water systems, Sanitation, Central heating systems and Drainage systems.
How much does it cost?
Free if you meet any one of the criteria below:
- In receipt of benefits
- Earns less than £20,319
- First full level 2 qualification (19-23years)
Full Cost £1285
Who is it suitable for?
This qualification is suitable for 19+ learners.
City & Guilds
As a plumber, you may work in some following areas:
Installing and repairing water supplies, heating systems and drainage
Installing soil pipes and guttering
Installing bathrooms and central heating systems
To become a plumber, you will need to be able to follow technical drawings and plans, have good practical and problem-solving skills, a careful, well planned out approach to work and be able to use hand and power tools to a competent standard.
You will also need an awareness of health, safety and legal regulations and to be able to work as part of a team as well as alone. Good customer service skills will be vital.
Where will this course take me?
If you can find employment:
Plumbing & Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship
Building Services (Plumbing) Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating APL
- Domestic Plumber
- Heating and Ventilation Engineer (Commercial/Industrial)
- Heating and Ventilation Engineer (Service and Maintenance)
- Gas Engineer
- Environmental Technologies Technician
- Health and safety
- Electrical principles
- Scientific principles
- Plumbing processes
- Cold water systems
- Hot water systems
- Central heating systems
- Drainage systems
How will I be assessed?
Portfolio of evidence (could be electronic)
Knowledge and Understanding
Will I have to provide anything?
You will be required to obtain:
Personal Protective Equipment
Basic Hand tools – (Lists will be provided at the enrolment stage)
Basic stationary – (Lists will be provided at the enrolment stage)
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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