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Plumbing

The Plumbing Level 1 Diploma, awarded by City and Guilds, is available at both our Paignton and Newton Abbot Campuses. It is ideal for undertaking plumbing training to become a plumber, and allows you to progress to the Level 2 and 3 Diplomas in Plumbing.

You will participate in practical sessions in the workshop and complete a portfolio of evidence for assessment, as well as theory-based exams. Upon completion, you can progress to further study or consider a plumbing apprenticeship and employment.

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What will I learn?

“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

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

Newton Abbot Campus – Construction Skills Centre

This course is available at our Newton Abbot Campus at the Construction Skills Centre where we offer construction courses for learners of all ages, reaching Teignbridge and Torquay.

Bradley Lane,
Newton Abbot,
TQ12 1LZ

Have you considered...

We have courses to suit everyone so if you haven’t found exactly what you’re looking for yet, we recommend you take a look at the following courses. We’ve selected these for you based on your interests.

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Level 3 Advanced Technical CertificatePlumbing

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