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Building Services Diploma level 1 (Electrical & Plumbing)

This course can be a progression route into electrical or plumbing and offers a more supported route into the construction environment.
You will study units in both electrical and plumbing. You will also be completing units in personal and social development that will include: Health & safety at work, Communication in the workplace, Preparation for work.
As part of your study programme, you will have a target of 100% attendance for Electrical, Plumbing, maths & English. Learners must be able to follow instructions and have a willingness to work. It is expected that students on this course will arrive in college no later than 08:30 and in classroom/workshop working by 08:40.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Construction & Sustainable Technologies
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

Minimum grade 2 GCSE in English and maths, with a target of 100% attendance.

Delivery and Assessment

You will sit practical assessments for each unit and build a portfolio of evidence. Units are assessed through friendly, motivated and interesting tasks, which are internally assessed.


Successful students will be allowed direct entry on to one of the following: Apprenticeship, Electrical Level 2, Plumbing Level 2 or employment.