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Plumbing Diploma Level 1

This course is an introduction to the plumbing industry and will prepare you for the world of work. You will cover topics like health and safety, environmental awareness and plumbing principles. You will also learn about heating and ventilation appliances, refrigeration and air conditioning.

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Construction & Sustainable Technologies
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Erdington Skills Centre
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

Minimum Grade 3 GCSE in English & maths. Learners must be able to follow instructions and have a willingness to work.

Delivery and Assessment

This course is assessed by practical work and a portfolio of evidence.


Successful completion of this course will allow you to progress to the next level or you may seek an apprenticeship or work as a junior plumber.

Career Opportunities

  • Plumbers