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This Level 1 Diploma, delivered on the Vantage Point campus, is aimed at learners who are looking to enter the plumbing industry. Throughout the course you will be taught the essential knowledge and skills required to gain this qualification.

Whilst on the course candidates will complete a practical portfolio as well as theory sessions. Which include: Health & Safety, common plumbing processes, plumbing scientific principles, career awareness within the construction industry, on-site planning and preparation and Sustainability.

There are no specific entry requirements, however a genuine interest in the subject would be desirable.

You will need to provide your own protective clothing, footwear, textbooks and stationery.

Upon successful completion, you can progress onto the Level 2 Diploma.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
DP1PLU1E Energy Centre 05/SEP/17 - 03/JUL/18 TUE&WED 18:00 - 21:00 36 £1377.00
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“During my apprenticeship I worked alongside a qualified gas engineer, servicing and repairing boilers, as well as assisting with planned maintenance and call outs. There’s always been someone there to support me, and it’s been great putting the skills I learnt into practice.”Samuel Kalisz

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