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Plumbing (Level 3 Apprenticeship)

City and Guilds
Trades & Craftfs

Course Overview

Plumbers can work across many industries, including Gas, Renewables and Oil. Plumbing is well recognised as a necessary skill for the future economy. You will participate in a range of enrichment workshops built into all Level 3 programmes. Our students have the opportunity to compete in Regional and UK Competitions with the aim of progressing to World Skills. Participation in competition and winning awards enhances the student’s Curriculum Vitae and may lead to exciting employment opportunities. Many students that have completed the Plumbing Level 3 qualification have went on to have very successful careers such as opening their own business, site supervisors, diversifying into other building services jobs in the fast growing renewable energy area.
  • Start Date
    2 Sept 2024
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Springtown

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
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  • Course: City and Guilds Level 3 Apprenticeship NI Plumbing
    Campus: Springtown
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 02/09/2024
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Springtown
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Course Modules

  • Organise Resources within the BSE
  • Oil Fired Appliance(Design,Install, Commission, Service and Maintain)
  • Central Heating (Design,Install, Commission, Service and Maintain)
  • Sanitation (Design,Install, Commission, Service and Maintain)
  • Complex Cold Water (Design, Install, Commission, Service and Maintain)
  • Complex Hot Water (Design, Install, Commission, Service and Maintain)
  • Understand and Carry Out Electrical Work on Domestic Plumbing and Heating Systems and Components (Awareness)
  • Industry relevant units
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

GCSE Maths, English and ICT at Grade C or above; You must also have employment with a N. Ireland registered company confirmed and hold a L2 Plumbing and Heating NVQ prior to entry. Attendance at a course information session is advised but not mandatory.

ROI Requirements

Leaving Certificate English, Maths and ICT at Grade O5 or above. You must also have employment with a N. Ireland registered company confirmed and hold a L2 Plumbing and Heating NVQ prior to entry. Attendance at a course information session is advised but not mandatory.

Additional Requirements Prior to Entry

Attendance at Information Session

Work Placement

You will be employed and attend college one day per week

What's Next?

Further Study

On successful completion of the Level 3 Diploma through Apprenticeship NI further progression options including the Higher National Certificate; Higher National Diploma; NEBOSH; or Degree options.

Career Prospects

Many plumbers progress to design, consultancy, teaching and management, making the plumbing and heating industry a career with a long-term future. Plumbers with GCSE English, Maths and ICT can also become College Lecturers.

Enquiry

  • Image of Linda McGlinchey (Photography)
    This course had a huge impact on my life. Not only did it give me the confidence to start my own photography business, but I also gained friends for life!
    Linda McGlinchey (Photography)
  • Image of Joycie Rajan
    I have always enjoyed Engineering and Computer Science. My course at NWRC has helped me secure a place at Queens University.
    Joycie Rajan
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