Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

This course is ideal for students who are thinking about plumbing as a career but would like some experience of the job role first.

Entry Requirements
In order to enrol for this qualification, candidates should be interested in a career in plumbing and construction.

What areas are covered by the course?
This qualification covers the fundamental practical skills and knowledge required by someone aspiring to work in the plumbing industry. It covers a wide range of subjects including:

 - Safe working practices
 - Understanding environmental protection measures
 - Understanding fundamental plumbing systems
 - Understanding and demonstrating the fundamental copper tube practical applications

How is the course taught?
The course is taught via a range of practical activities in the workshop which are supported by theory sessions in the classroom.

How is the course assessed?
Assessment is through internally marked assignments and practical assessments.

Length Of Course
One year.

Progression / Career opportunities
Following successful completion of this qualification students can progress on to a range of Level 2 qualifications including gas utilisation and plumbing/heating.

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