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Plumbing Studies

Diploma Level 1

Study mode Part time
Location Moulton
Level Level 1
Start date 22 September 2020
Duration 1 year

Our part-time Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing is designed to kick start your learning in this sector using practical and theoretical lessons. Our Plumbing students have access to an exciting range of specialist resources at the College. You will use our unique workshop equipped with state-of-the-art tools and facilities to develop a range of skills.

With a Gas Assessment Centre, Renewable Technologies Centre and bench work facilities you will learn about domestic and industrial plumbing, heating, gas servicing and installation and solar thermal installations. Your study will be supplemented with hands-on experience and an extensive enrichment programme including industry visits.

Guided by our expert lecturers you will gain a firm grasp of complex hot and cold water piping systems, as well as the correct plumbing process. Through practical and theoretical learning you will devleop skills in the health and safety of plumbing, as well as sanitation and general working skills. You will cover modules including:

  • Training book to develop basic skills working with Copper, Steel and Plastic
  • Safe Working Practices
  • Site Preparation
  • Structure of the Construction Industry
  • Environmental and Sustainable Measures
  • Copper Pipework
  • Low Carbon steel Pipework
  • Plastic Pressure Pipework
  • Above Ground Drainage
  • Plumbing Science
  • Installation Repair and Maintenance

The fee for this course is £850 if you are a UK / EU or AEEU resident however, if you are a UK/EU or AEEU resident and meet certain criteria in terms of benefits, income or previous qualifications you may qualify for a fee remission, reducing the amount you have to pay.

Hi-Vis and Work Safety Boots are required to undertake this course. All of our equipment is supplied by Baca.

For more information please contact us either by email or phone on 01604 491131.

This is a part time course taking place on Tuesday and Thursdays from 6pm - 9pm.

Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments, although some professional and vocational qualifications may require the achievement of externally set assessments.

After achieving Level 1, you can progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies full time or part time, take on an apprenticeship or work in the sector as a trainee plumber.

GCSEs at grade 3 (D) in maths and English

The facilities you'll be using

No other college in the UK can rival the world class facilities we have at Moulton College.

Moulton College Level 3 Bricklaying
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Bricklaying Workshop

Plumbing Workshop at Higham Campus
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Plumbing Workshops

MC CAD Workshop 003
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CAD Workshop

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Furniture Making Workshop


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