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Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

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Course Overview

There is great local demand for skilled plumbers and the work varies from becoming a domestic plumber to working for a local authority or large construction company. If you are looking for a career change or to improve your prospects our Level 2 Plumbing Diploma (accredited by BPEC) can provide you with the essential knowledge you need to start your career as a plumber.

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End Date

Thu, 26 Jun 2025

Entry Requirements

Minimum of three GCSEs at Grade 2 including English and Maths.
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Course information

This course covers: health & safety; pipe bending; soldering; fundamental principles of plumbing; assembling frames from copper; Low Carbon Steele (LCS); push fit, introduction to plumbers’ tools.

1 year

Two-thirds of this course consists of practical classes delivered by experienced tutors with a trade background in fully equipped workshops. Theory-based classes are delivered in college classrooms. Where necessary, classes are occasionally delivered virtually.

You are continually assessed through practical assignments and course work.

Level 1 BPEC Diploma in Plumbing Foundation

Strong introduction to plumbing foundation, and opportunity to go out on a one week industry placement.

A L1 Diploma in plumbing studies (if you find a suitable job).

Level 1