City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Overview

  • 16-18, Adults

Details

Will the course give me what I want?

Course content

The course is intended for those that want to gain basic skills and knowledge in order to gain entry into the plumbing industry, they are also suitable for those that want to equip themselves with advanced plumbing knowledge and skills.

The course is delivered in a realistic working environment at Paddington Green Campus.

What have students who have taken this course in the past progressed to?

Successful candidates can progress to City & Guilds Level 2 in Plumbing. 

How will I learn?

Through practical workshop and classroom theory based work.

How will I be assessed?

Multiple choice testing and practical assignments.

Equipment and other costs

All equipment is provided free to 16-18 year-olds. Adults will have to provide their own boots and overalls.

 

What qualification do I get on completing this course?

City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma

Is there additional work required by the student?

All assessment and learning is done within timetabled hours.

Entry Requirements

What qualifications or skills do I need to show I have before I can enrol?

16-18 candidates need a satisfactory school/college reference. Adult candidates wishing to change career or upskill are considered, acceptance depending on qualifications, employment history and the interview.

All candidates are interviewed by the course manager.

Expected prior knowledge

None

English level

GCSE D/3 or L1 Functional Skills or above) - for adults the emphasis will be on the initial assessment result rather than prior qualifications.

Mathematics level

GCSE D/3 or L1 Functional Skills or above) - for adults the emphasis will be on the initial assessment result rather than prior qualifications.

 

Support

Financial Support for 16-18 Year-olds and Continuing Learners aged 19

The Education Funding Authority has allocated money to colleges to support students who are on low incomes or the dependent of parents on a low income, and need support towards their course-related costs or essential living costs or are facing financial difficulty.

For further information click here.

For further information on financial support for Looked after Children, Care Leavers and estranged young people, click here