Diploma in Domestic Plumbing
Level 1

This is the course for you if...

You are interested in developing the skills and knowledge to become a qualified plumber.

You will gain practical skills to become a fully qualified plumber after completing a series of plumbing qualifications in our purpose built construction environment.

This Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions.

This course is a one-year course that gives all the basic requirements for plumbing.



Units covered will include:

  • Unit 101 – Structure of the construction industry
  • Unit 102 – Fundamental safe working practices
  • Unit 103 – Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Unit 104 – Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Unit 108 – Above ground drainage
  • Unit 109 – Copper pipework
  • Unit 110 – Plastic pressure pipework
  • Unit 111 – Low carbon steel pipework
  • Unit 112 – Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Unit 113 – Plumbing science

We would require GCSEs at Grade 3 or above in English and maths. You will also need to attend an informal interview with the course tutor.

You will be assessed on a series of units throughout the year and job knowledge.

You could continue your education by progressing to the next level of study (Level 2), or to an apprenticeship.

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