Plumbing (Level 1 Diploma)
Apprenticeships & Traineeships
Start Date6 Sep 2021
Course: City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in PlumbingCampus: SpringtownType: Full TimeStart Date: 06/09/2021Fees:
- Site location Springtown
- Above ground drainage
- Copper pipework
- Plastic pipework
- L.C.M.S pipework
- Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
- Plumbing science
- Fundamental safe working principles
- Structure of the construction industry
- Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
- Site preparation for working in the construction industry
UK RequirementsDesirable GCSE Maths and English (Level 1 or above). Aptitude Test For students who do not have GCSE English, Math’s and ICT at a grade C or equivalent you will be expected to complete your Essential Skills up to Level 2 and therefore commitment, determination and a good work ethic are required.
ROI RequirementsDesirable GCSE Maths and English (Level 1 or above). Aptitude Test For students who do not have GCSE English, Math’s and ICT at a grade C or equivalent you will be expected to complete your Essential Skills up to Level 2 and therefore commitment, determination and a good work ethic are required.
You will go on field trips to industry and we will strive to place you for at least one day a week with an employer.
Uniform - £ 20-40 for Personal Protective Equipment
Further StudyYou will take this Level 1 Diploma if you have no previous experience within the Plumbing sector. This course is ideal if you are just starting out and want a good basic understanding of the Plumbing industry. Learners will have the opportunity on successful completion to progress onto the next level of vocational learning within the Plumbing sector should all other entry requirements be achieved.This qualification does not lead directly to a job, but does provide learners with the basic core skills training, and underpinning knowledge to facilitate progression into further vocational learning such as apprenticeship programme in Plumbing. This qualification is an invaluable foundation for learners wishing to embark on a career within the Building Services Industry. Learners successfully completing this qualification can progress their careers by registering on other qualifications such as:Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating 6189
Career ProspectsDepending on where you work or if you are employed/self-employed you can earn a good hourly and weekly wage. London and big city plumber’s wages can exceed the average wage of £15,000 to £40,000. If you work hard and are recognised as a good plumber, your earnings will give you a good standard of living.
I’m so glad I was able to spend the last 2 years focused on Art, rather than having to study 3 different subjectsCaroline Barr
I choose to train as an apprentice because it was very important to me that I could work and earn money while studying towards my qualification.Ryan Carlyle (Drylining)