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Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies

This Level 1 course is part of a 2-year industry recognised qualification. On successful completion of year 1, (Level 1), you will progress to year 2 Level 2.

This 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.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 1

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    Year 1 of 2 year programme

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Units of Study (Selection from the Following Year 1):

– 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 pipework
– Plastic pressure pipework
– Low carbon steel pipework
– Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
– Plumbing science

50% Theory – 50% Pratical

Candidates must produce a portfolio of theory and practical
evidence to support the qualificaiton outcome.

Training wil be carried out, once the candidate is ready for
assessment, the units will be assessed under assessment
conditions by the tutor to prove skills and knowledge in each topic.

GCSE Grade 4 English and maths

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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