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Combining practical tasks and theory, the subjects you will cover on this course 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

GCSEs grades A*-C in English and GCSE Mathematics or equivalent, or successful completion City & Guilds L2

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    Assessment Method

    The formal assessments for the course include on-line exams and practical assessments with three written exams.

    Aims of the course

    Learner to achieve a Diploma in Level 2 Plumbing, prepare the learner for the Plumbing Industry, Level 3 Plumbing Courses ,Apprenticeships in Plumbing.

    Progression Opportunities

    This programme can lead to a several different paths for further education in plumbing. Potential job opportunities include self-employment, joining construction companies, pathways of higher education to develop contract and project management skills. or to complete the 6189 onsite assessments which will give you the full level 3 industry recognised Plumbing qualification.

    Facilities

    Workshop, sessions, classroom based lessons, e-learning, self syudy

    Career Options

    Potential job opportunities include self-employment, joining plumbing companies, You could also go on to higher education to develop contract and project management skills.

    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 £ 3,345 p/year
24+ £3,345 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineers

£41,000

Chief executives and senior officials

£117,000

Public services associate professionals

£35,000

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.

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.

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.

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