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If you have your sights set on a career in plumbing, this course will help you progress towards your goal. Combining practical tasks and theory, the subjects you will cover include health and safety, common plumbing processes, cold water systems, electrical systems, environmental awareness, key plumbing principles, sanitation systems, and central heating systems.

Entry Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Each unit has a number of small assessments; these assessments will include practical assessments, written question, multiple choice questions and component recognition.

    Aims of the course

    To give learners a basic general understanding of plumbing and enable them to progress to Level 2 Plumbing.

    Progression Opportunities

    This study programme can lead to a several different paths including progressing to the Level 2 Plumbing Qualification or taking up an apprenticeship in plumbing.

    Facilities

    Workshop sessions, lessons in classrooms, online e-learning.

    Career Options

    Potential job opportunities include self-employment, joining construction companies and working with local authority maintenance teams.

    What can I earn as a construction worker? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. As a qualified construction worker you'll be starting on a career path with loads of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

    • Bricklayers start on around £17,000 a year and can earn £27,000 with 3-5 years' experience
    • Plumbers start on around £18,000 a year and can earn £30,000 with 3-5 years' experience
    • Construction supervisors start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £35,000 with 3-4 years' experience

    If you're interested in a career in construction, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Thanks to our excellent links with major construction companies, our courses include valuable work experience opportunities, helping to prepare you for your first role in this exciting industry. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/construction or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Deptford Bridge
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

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

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 1,292 p/year
24+ £1,292 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 09/09/2019 at Deptford Bridge
    Venue Deptford Bridge
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 09/09/2019
    End Date 03/07/2020

    Funding

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

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 1,292 p/year
    24+ £1,292 p/year
    International £9,000 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.

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.

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.

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