- Courses starting September. Call 01539 814700 for details.
This course is designed to equip you with the basic skills in plumbing for the mechanical service environment and you will learn about health and safety, cold and hot water, central heating, sanitation and other subjects related to the industry.
On the Level 3 programme you will study more advanced subjects such as domestic gas principles.
All of our learners will be given support with their English and Maths skills where relevant to their main programme. Those students who have not yet achieved a ‘C’ grade at GCSE in these subjects will continue to work towards these important qualifications at a level suited to them.
You will learn the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems and will achieve a higher career awareness of environmental technology systems and achieve a higher career awareness in building services engineering.
Continual assessment of both theoretical and practical work - assessment is based on candidates showing what they can do.
Practical assessment is a portfolio of assessment projects that need completing. These use a range of materials including copper, steel, sheet lead and plastics.
All exams are online multiple choice questions.
This course will be part of a wider study programme, which may also include english & maths, work placement and additional studies.
How will I be assessed?
This course will give you the necessary skills to progress into employment, as well as the opportunity for further study at a higher level.
You should have a Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.
Please note: If you are an adult student you may be entitled to financial support to cover the cost of your course, dependent on your circumstances. Please contact Student Services on firstname.lastname@example.org for details. More about Student Finance.