Construction

Plumbing Level 1 (Technical Certificate) Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This one year study programme starts in September

Entry requirements
  •  Three GCSEs at grade 2/E or above including English and maths OR successful interview with an initial assessment in English and maths at Entry Level 3 or above
  • Successful BPEC assessment.

 

You can practice for this assessment by vising the following website http://bpec.org.uk/learners/aptitude-test/

You will achieve

Level 1 Certificate in Construction Skills (Plumbing)

Last updated: 10th Oct 2018

Course overview

Plumbers fit, service and repair hot and cold water systems, and heating systems in homes and businesses. They also work with gas fires and cookers.

If you want a varied job that makes good use of your practical skills and takes you out and about, this could be perfect for you.

You will need to be good at solving problems, have the ability to follow technical plans, and understand the importance of health and safety. You’ll also need good customer care skills.

Course content

You will study the following :

  • Introduction to health and safety in construction
  • Connecting pipes and fitting appliances
  • Installing rain water goods
  • Working with low carbon steel pipes and fittings

You can view the City & Guilds course specifications at:

Level 1 plumbing studies course specification

How will I be assessed?

On line unit assessments plus practical assessments.

What equipment will I need?

You will need safety footwear, overalls, writing materials, drawing equipment and paper.

Where will I study?

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

On completion of this programme, you may wish to progress to the Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing studies or an apprenticeship.

 

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Financial support

You may be eligible for assistance with expenses such as travel, books, equipment and childcare. For further information please contact the Student Services Team on +44 (0)1226 216 114.

Extra information

Contact the Information Unit

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Plumbing Level 1 (Technical Certificate) Full-time