Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

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Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing:

This course will help you to take your first steps towards a career in a constantly evolving industry with a huge demand for qualified engineers. It will help you to develop both your theory and practical skills. This course covers the principles and practical aspects of domestic plumbing. It combines the practical skills of pipe bending and joining with knowledge of basic plumbing systems layout and installation.

You will study the following mandatory units: Structure of the construction industry; Fundamental safe working practices; Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings; Site preparation for working in the construction industry; Above ground drainage; Copper pipework; Plastic pressure pipework; Low carbon steel pipework; Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems and Plumbing science.

Alongside your course you will study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop your skills and confidence. Successful students progress to City and Guilds courses at Level 2 in Plumbing.

Additional entry requirements

This is a skills-based course so most students will start from Level 1. As a future plumber, you will need to pass a colour blindness test. You will also be invited to a Course Introduction Meeting.

Course reference: 9980 (use this when contacting provider)

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Kings Langley, WD4 9HN


1 year


Full time


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More info: There are no course fees for students under the age of 19. For students who are aged above 19, fee may be payable. Price may vary depending on individual circumstances.

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This course has been very insightful and an overall fun experience. Our Tutor Zahra is really good and has helped to developed our understanding of BSL over the duration of the course. I would definitely recommend that anyone interested in learning BSL apply for this course!

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