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.
This course is for those wishing to follow a career in areas such as Plumbing, Heating and Gas Installation.
The course is made up of 10 mandatory units:
As part of this course you will attend 1 lesson per week in one of the following subjects;
These classes will be with subject specialists and delivered at a level to suit you.
City & Guilds Diloma in Plumbing is a full time course that could be completed prior to progressing to an NVQ in plumbing. In order to do this you will need to have gained employment in the plumbing industry.
Work placements and any work experience are highly desirable but subject to availability. All candidates are expected, and encouraged, to do their best to gain purposeful work experience during their course. We will do all we can to assist in finding suitable opportunities.
The timetable is designed to give all candidates the opportunity to complete at least 36 hours of work experience within the academic week.
The College can offer a variety of additional qualifications and activities beyond the core course requirements. All students are invited to complete additional qualifications.
Attendance is a minimum of two and a half days per week, though timetables and attendance patterns may vary. To gain the awards candidates must be successful in all the occupational units including key skills. Generally there is a requirement for completion of practical exercises and knowledge assessments for each unit. It will be your responsibility to update your record book which will show evidence of your experience and achievements. The course is structured and delivered by continuous assessment of practical work which is internally assessed plus theory multi-choice on line exam which is assessed by City and Guilds.
Note: Entry to Level 3 is by the satisfactory completion of Level 2 together with the NVQ 2 Plumbing, with a reasonable report from your Tutor, along with a good attendance record and employment in the plumbing industry
* Please note these fees are subject to change *
Essential materials, books and equipment. You will be expected to provide yourself with:
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