Foundation Diploma In Plumbing Studies

Gain The Skills Needed To Become A Trade Professional

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Study Type
Full Time
Study Tier
Foundation
Start Date
13/09/2021
Duration
TBC
Coordinator
Les Maxwell

Entry Requirements

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This programme has been developed to address a need to develop learners’ basic plumbing skills and knowledge to enable them to progress to Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2 and NVQ2 in Plumbing. It also develops an awareness of health and safety issues within the work environment.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

The aims and objectives of the course are to provide learners with an understanding of safety at work, basic principles and processes applied to plumbing, hot and cold water systems including above ground drainage, customer relationships and environmental awareness.

This award consists of 10 mandatory units

  • Unit 101 : Structure of the construction industry
  • Unit 102 : Fundamental safe working practices
  • Unit 103 : Environment and sustainability in domestic dwellings
  • Unit 104 : Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Unit 108 : Above ground drainage
  • Unit 109 : Copper pipework
  • Unit 110 : Plastic pressure pipework
  • Unit 111 : Low carbon steel pipework
  • Unit 112 : Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Unit 113 : Plumbing science

All theory units are linked to practical tasks which are internally assessed to meet industry standards.

FUNCTIONAL SKILLS

As part of the programme of study you will also be expected to develop your key skills in Numeracy, Communication, and Information Technology. These qualifications will be integrated into your plumbing studies and will form part of the expected criteria for progression.

HOW WIIL I LEARN?

Achievement of the learning outcomes is assessed internally. All assessment criteria must be met to achieve learning outcomes. You will learn through practical application and class room investigation.

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 2 – Plumbing NVQ Level 2.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Resources required:

  • Steel toe cap safety boots
  • Overalls

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