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Plumbing L1 Diploma


Awarding Body:

CG

Sector:

Further Education

Programme Length:

1 year

Bilingual Delivery:

This course is available through the medium of Welsh

Programme Description

This level 1 diploma introduces students to general plumbing skills. It allows students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in plumbing. You will undertake a variety of plumbing related activities to include copper pipework, above ground drainage and repair and maintenance of plumbing systems.

Programme Features

This course is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of students enabling them to work in the industry in their chosen craft.

It has been specifically developed for delivery in a training environment using simulated conditions and the tests are based on the learner showing what they can do as an individual.

The course is delivered by highly qualified and experienced staff using modern facilities.

As part of the programme learners will also complete Essential or Basic skills.

Opportunities will also be provided for GCSEs in Welsh, English and Mathematics and for welsh language development.

Progression and Employment

Progression opportunities include apprenticeships or a full time level two diploma qualification that will provide further development and understanding of the construction industry.

Programme Content

Each unit comprises of two parts that cover subject knowledge and practical skills:

Structure of the construction Industry

Fundamental safe working practices

Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings

Site preparation for working in the construction industry

Above-ground drainage

Copper pipework

Plastic pressure pipework

Low carbon steel pipework

Installation on, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems

Plumbing science

This course also includes Essential or Basic Skills Qualifications delivery

Method of Assessment

A variety of assessment methods are used which include written knowledge questions, online and practical skills tests.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements, students will need to have a good level of numeracy and literacy skills.  Applicants should have an interest in the chosen craft and evidence of practical ability would be an advantage.

Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Ammanford Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
Ammanford,
Carmarthenshire
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
Llandeilo,
Carmarthenshire
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
Llanelli,
Pwll,
Carmarthenshire
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3HY