Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

Level 1 Diploma in Multi-Craft Trade Skills (Plumbing, Kitchen/Bathroom Fitting, Tiling & Plastering)

This course offers a broad introduction to the fundamental knowledge and practices within the building sector, helping learners to progress into skilled trades.

Entry requirements

In order to enrol for this qualification, candidates should be interested in pursuing a career in the building trade.

What areas are covered by the course?

The qualification covers basic plumbing of hot and cold water and waste systems, installation of kitchens and bathrooms, wall and floor tiling plus plastering and rendering. The course also covers safe working practices and other associated skills covered in the planning and setting out for construction work.

How is the course taught?

The course is mainly workshop based, supported by practical and theory sessions. The qualification consists of qualification credits. Learners are required to complete assignments and collect relevant evidence to demonstrate their skills with in the units.

How is the course assessed?

The Level 1 Diploma is assessed through written and practical assignments by the course tutor. Candidates will work towards a pass, merit or distinction grade.

Length of course

One year.

Progression/Career opportunities

Completion of this qualification provides learners with progression opportunities on to qualifications in fitted interiors, tiling and plumbing.

Progression may be to higher level diplomas, A Levels or into employment in the construction industry.

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