Course Information

Level 1 Plumbing

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Full-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Marcy.Doherty@swc.ac.uk

Full-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 36
Hours per Week: 15
Total Hours: 540
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Raymond.Howe@swc.ac.uk

Description

This Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing Studies qualification is for learners wanting to learn the basic skills and knowledge involved in Plumbing. The qualification covers a range of basic tasks and underpinning knowledge involved in plumbing.

Additional Information

You will be expected to secure a work placement in a plumbing related work environment, for example: either on a construction site, a plumbing retail store, or maintenance in hospital/schools. You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C or Level 2 Essential Skills in English, Maths and Information Technology. You will also study broader transferable skills in Employability and Personal and Social Development.

Course Content

This qualification enables you to develop craft and hand-skills before progressing into further training within the Plumbing sector. All of the units develop your practical skills and enable you to demonstrate your ability to complete common tasks in units such as structure of the construction industry, safe working practices, above ground drainage, plastic and steel and copper pipework and installation, repair and maintenance.

Assessment Method

The course is assessed through completion of a practical task manual in the workshop, and City and Guilds theory based assessments completed in class under exam conditions.

Progression Opportunities

This qualification does not lead directly to a job, but does provides learners with the basic core skills training, and underpinning knowledge to facilitate progression to the Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, however students will be asked to undertake an initial assessment and informal interview. This qualification is suitable for anyone aged 16 and over.