Course Information

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating

City & Guilds
Sessions

Below are the sessions that are available for this course.

Part-Time
Campus: Omagh
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: EAMON.FLANAGAN@swc.ac.uk

Part-Time
Campus: Technology And Skills Centre
Week Starting: 07 September 2020
Day: Subject to Timetable
Duration: 2 Year(s)
Number of Weeks: 34
Hours per Week: 7
Total Hours: 230
Fee: N/A
Places Available: 20
Course Coordinator: Brian.McEvoy@swc.ac.uk

Description

The Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. This means you need to be employed to study this qualification. The course has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work as a plumber or progress onto further learning.

Additional Information

Students must be in full time employment throughout the completion of the Level 3 course. 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. All students will be given opportunity to participate in external skills competitions, social excursions and educational trips.

Course Content

This course covers the essential knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in domestic plumbing and heating. Areas of study include domestic hot and cold water systems, central heating systems, sanitation systems and environmental technologies.

Assessment Method

The course is assessed through on-line exams, written design assignments, practical tasks in the workshop and an NVQ which includes on-site assessment.

Progression Opportunities

On completion students can progress onto Higher education courses such as Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision.

Entry Requirements

The NVQ Level 3 plumbing and heating qualification is aimed at anyone who has already completed the Level 2 qualification, or who already has significant relevant experience and knowledge.