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Plumbing Level 3 full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

Starting in September, this course runs for one year

Entry requirements

Level 2 diploma in plumbing

You will achieve

Level 3 diploma in plumbing studies

Last updated: 23rd May 2019

Course overview

This qualification is intended for those wanting to gain the skills and knowledge necessary to enter the plumbing industry and the option to progress onto an NVQ. The Level 3 Diploma equips learners with advanced plumbing knowledge and skills

Course content

The units that will be studied are;
◾Health and safety in building services engineering
◾Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
◾Plumbing system installation planning
◾Complex cold water systems
◾Domestic hot water
◾Sanitation and drainage systems
◾Central heating systems
◾Domestic gas principles
◾Career awareness in building services engineering

How will I be assessed?

The course consists of 60% practical and 40% theory based activities you will produce a portfolio of your assignments.

What equipment will I need?

Work boots, gloves and eye protection will need to be purchased prior to starting your course, financial assistance may be available.

Where will I study?

Construction Centre
Honeywell Lane
Barnsley
S75 1BP

What can I do next?

Learner go onto Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating, usually through an apprenticeship to gain fully qualified plumber status

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

Advanced Learner Loans

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

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  we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme

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

Disclaimer

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

Plumbing Level 3 full-time