Level 1 in Plumbing

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
Full time

Course description

Level 1 in Plumbing

This programme has been designed to give you the opportunity to pick up some cores skills and knowledge that gives you the opportunity to progress onto the level 2 or an apprenticeship framework in plumbing services (6035) installation qualifications. With teaching and instruction from specialist staff you will gain an understanding of and a variety of practical skills. You can also develop your entrepreneurial skills through charitable and community projects which run throughout the year and are led by students

Suitability - Who should attend?

To access this course you will need GCSEs at grade 2 or above in Maths and English, general education and a keen interest in plumbing installations. In addition to the entry qualifications listed, the offer of a place on the course is subject to the outcomes of initial assessment, which will be taken at the College as part of the admissions process. Please note that entry criteria may vary quite significantly between courses at the same level. This is to take account of the specific skills needed for success on particular courses, the length of the course and the requirements for progression to the next level. Entry criteria are given as a guide, and the exact requirements in order to obtain a place on a particular course will be confirmed following attendance at a Welcome Event/Interview

Outcome / Qualification etc.

  • Plumbing installations
  • Repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Above ground drainage
  • Pipework (copper, plastic, low carbon steel)
  • Plumbing science
  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation in the construction industry

Skills you can gain include;

  • C V writing
  • Interview techniques
  • Customer service
  • Maths and English skills needed in day to day life
  • Self-study and research
  • Team working to complete projects

Continuing Studies

Successful completion of all elements of this study programme will allow you to progress to a plumbing apprenticeship. Further full time training onto the L2 diploma in plumbing studies

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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Kings Hedges Road
CB4 2QT Cambridge Cambridgeshire

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