Plumbing Diploma Level 1

Subject Area Plumbing
Course Type Adult Learning
Qualification Level 1
Start Date September 2020
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Plumbing Diploma

The Plumbing Diploma Level 1, delivered at South West Energy Centre, is aimed at those looking to enter the plumbing industry. Throughout this evening course you will be taught the essential knowledge and skills required to gain this qualification.

Whilst on the course, you will complete a practical portfolio as well as theory sessions including; Health and Safety, common plumbing processes, plumbing scientific principles, career awareness within the construction industry, onsite planning and preparation and sustainability.

Upon successful completion, you will have the opportunity to progress to the Plumbing Diploma Level 2.

This course will run on a Monday evening from 6pm 9pm. You will need to provide your own protective clothing, footwear, textbooks and stationery.

Female plumbing student with lecturer.

Course Details

Entry Requirements
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  • You should have a genuine interest in this subject
What will I learn?
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  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures
  • Site preparation
  • Above ground drainage
  • Copper pipework
  • Plastic pressure pipework
  • Low carbon steel pipework
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Plumbing science

Course Applications

Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks Fees Apply/Enrol today
DP1PLU1F Paignton Campus 14/09/2020 - 09/07/2021 - 42 Apply Enquire

This course costs: £1550.00

Shaun started teaching after spending 23 years in the Infantry, leaving as a Company Sergeant Major. During his time he has under taken many roles within the Infantry from a Mortar Fire Controller to working within Intelligence gathering. Shaun has served in Northern Ireland seven times, Europe, Africa, America, Bosnia and Afghanistan. Whilst serving, Shaun also spent two years working within the Search and Rescue Organisation.​Shaun Aston

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.

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