Our plumbing courses will provide you with the skills needed for work in the domestic and industrial sectors. You will develop a combination of practical skills and theory-based knowledge, where you will learn how to:
Install, maintain, and repair central heating systems
Fit underfloor heating
Work with environmental technologies and gas
Understand bending and jointing techniques
Fit sinks and taps.
Alongside practical skills, you will also study welfare, site procedures, and health and safety in construction. You’ll also get to meet key employers in the trade and gain work experience that will enhance your CV. Find out more and apply below.
This qualification is for those wanting to enter the plumbing industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge which gives you the opportunity to progress onto either of our Level 2 and 3 Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications.
This qualification is for you if you are a 16-19 year old learner who wishes to work towards becoming a plumber in the building services industry. It has been designed to deliver a high level of occupational skills and provide a platform from which to progress through further learning through an apprenticeship programme or into employment. This vocational route at level 2 is a vital step towards becoming a competent plumber.
What does the qualification cover?
The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the skills required within the plumbing sector. You will cover compulsory aspects such as:
Level 2 and 3 – Apprentice Route
City & Guilds domestic heating and plumbing courses cover 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
The NVQ Level 2 plumbing and heating qualification is designed for anyone who wants to become a plumber or domestic heating engineer. It provides all the basic domestic heating and plumbing training you need to start working in the industry.
The NVQ Level 3 plumbing and heating qualification is aimed at anyone who has already completed the Level 2 qualification, or who already has some relevant experience and knowledge. If you choose gas-related units at Level 3, you will achieve the Gas Safe licence to practise on successful completion of the course.
Evening Course Adults Thursday evenings.
Construction skills qualifications provide the ideal introduction to the construction industry and cover essential skills in plumbing.
For individuals of any age wanting an introduction to the variety of construction trades, to gain skills in those areas, and perhaps to decide which trade is the right one to pursue a career in. No previous knowledge or experience is required.
will learn in state-of-the-art facilities using industry-standard
work in partnership with our local Employer
will attend industry competitions such as Skill Build, World Skills
Competitions and the opportunity to take part in Inter-college
will be encouraged to take part in enrichment activities to support
out meaningful voluntary work that will help your CV within the local
from a range of guest speakers from Electrical companies and
You will learn in state-of-the-art facilities using industry-standard equipment
We work in partnership with our local Employer Academy.
You will attend industry competitions such as Skill Build, World Skills Competitions and the opportunity to take part in
You will be encouraged to take part in enrichment activities to support learning
Carry out meaningful voluntary work that will help your CV within the local area
Hear from a range of guest speakers from Electrical companies and wholesalers
Great transport links, modern workshops, experienced staff, great employer links to local electrical contractors.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01909 504500.
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify for help with fees.
You will require Personal Protective Equipment including work trousers and safety shoes or boots.
“I really enjoy the hands-on learning that the Joinery course offers. This course, and the great teachers help me develop the skills that I will need for a career as a Joiner.”Josh Betts Level 1 - Certificate in Construction Skills
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