Diploma in Domestic Plumbing // Level 1

The course for you if ...

You are interested as a school leaver and you would like to gain knowledge in becoming a plumber.

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

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

Entry requirements

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.

Progression & Careers

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

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 1
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus