Plumbing Studies

Diploma Construction & Engineering

Course Details

Subject Area
Construction & Engineering
Age Group
16 - 18

Openshaw Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This qualification will help students develop a good understanding of the Construction industry and working in the Plumbing sector.
You will learn how to work safely in a practical environment and start to develop the essential technical skills and professional behaviours needed for working as a Plumber.

At the end of the course, you will be able to measure and cut a range of materials accurately, joint and solder copper pipe, joint plastic pipe of various sizes and produce frames with different materials to within required tolerances.

You will also learn how to select tools and equipment, and use correctly to install various bathroom fittings.

Grade 3 in English and maths

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This qualification is assessed through a series of online tests and practical tasks.

Upon successful completion of this qualification students will possess the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress onto a Level 2 Plumbing qualification or an intermediate apprenticeship.

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Construction & Engineering

From the foundations of a building to the finishing paintwork on a brand new vehicle, the construction and automotive world has a massive impact on literally everything around us.

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