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Construction and Engineering

This one day course will give you the background and information to tackle an online assessment (open book). It is particularly suitable for those wishing to become approved plumbers/contractors.

As part of this course, you will be issued with a comprehensive manual which you can take away with you to help with further study, or to refer to.

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    If you are interested in joining this course, you'll have a distinct advantage if you already have some knowledge of plumbing and the water industry. As part of this course, you will be issued with a comprehensive manual which you can take away with you to help with further study, or to refer to. What you need to bring with you:

    • 2 passport sized photos
    • A note of your National Insurance (NI) number There is ample parking available on site, you will just need to check in with the security team at our vehicle entrance on Deptford Church Street.

    This course costs: £129.95

    Assessment Method

    There is a test at the end of this course

    Aims of the course

    This is a taught session with online resources


    Water Treatment

    Career Options

    Once successfully completed certification will offer career opportunities in plumbing

Course Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 1 day
Start Date 31/10/2021
End Date 01/07/2022


For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 N/A
19-24 £ 120 p/year
24+ £120 p/year
International £120 p/year

And Then?

Saffron Waller

Saffron Waller

"Everyone is really lovely and really encouraging. I’ve got good teachers – they’re nice people and they don’t talk down to students."

Omobolaji Raimi

Omobolaji Raimi

"It was not easy to get a job in the engineering industry, so I continued with some short courses and agency work to get more experience. This really helped me to stand out in interviews and enabled me to secure a permanent role."

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

Oluwagbemi Oladimeji

"Passion, discipline and dedication are the watchwords of being successful – not only in this industry but also in being a better human."

Dan Sherwood

"I’ve learnt that the best thing you can do is get your head down, work hard and put in the hours – it’s worth it."

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