Plumbing Diploma L1 (part-time)

Course overview

This City & Guilds qualification will allow you to develop and practise the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for a career in the thriving construction industry.

You’ll benefit from industry-trained tutors with vast experience as plumbers, offering invaluable insights and hands-on guidance, in well-equipped industry-standard workshops supported by a team of technicians.

Elevate your aspirations, step into the world of plumbing with confidence, and pave the way for a rewarding career journey ahead.


The course will cover:

  • fundamental safe working practices
  • structure of the construction industry
  • site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • above-ground drainage
  • copper pipework
  • plastic pressure pipework
  • low-carbon steel pipework
  • installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • plumbing science

A portfolio is supplied that needs to be completed by the candidate, with their practical and theoretical evidence

On successful completion you will be awarded: Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing

You will need a good level of maths and English, ideally at GCSE Grade 3 or above.

You will need safety footwear and normal study equipment.

 You could advance your studies and progress to a Level 2 City & Guilds Plumbing course or move straight into the heart of the industry with an apprenticeship.

Course Starts in 240 Days
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