Plumbing Studies Level 1 Diploma

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Full Time - September 2017

Compulsory £115 for corporate clothing, safety shoes, test book, classroom equipment.

City & Guilds


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Course introduction

To provide a specialist work-related qualification in the plumbing sectors.  To prepare you for employment and/or to provide career development opportunities for those already in work.

There are 9 mandatory units to achieve the full qualification.

  • Safety in plumbing activities
  • Common plumbing processes
  • Cold water
  • Domestic hot water
  • Drainage systems
  • Central heating systems (pipework only)
  • Electrical supply and earth continuity
  • Scientific principles
  • Effective working relationships

Minimum entry requirements

Appropriate GCSEs (normally at least two passes at grade D or above, to include Maths and English).

What can I do with this qualification?

With further training or study, students may progress into:

  • Careers in the construction industry.
  • Full time Level 3 course
  • Apprenticeship at level 2 or 3


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  • 98.5%

    Overall A Level pass rate


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