Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

This qualification will provide you with an introduction to plumbing and prepare you for an apprenticeship in this field or progression onto the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.

Topics you will study in this course include:

  • The 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, plastic pressure and low carbon steel pipework
  • Installation and plumbing science
  • Repair and maintenance of plumbing systems.

Entry Requirements:

2 GCSE’s at grade E/2 or above (or equivalent)

Interview required.

Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

This qualification will provide you with the knowledge and understanding for progression into work, an apprenticeship, or onto the full time Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies.

Topics you will study on this course include:

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Electrical principles and processes for building services engineering
  • Scientific principles for domestic, industrial and commercial plumbing
  • Common plumbing processes and sanitation
  • Cold water and domestic hot water systems
  • Central heating systems and drainage system
  • Communicating with others within building services engineering.

Entry Requirements:

3 GCSE’s at grade D/3 or above (or equivalent)

Interview required.