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Plumbing Advanced (Level 3)

Tresham Plumbing Full-time

Overview

Plumbing Advanced (Level 3)

This study programme will provide you with the knowledge and theory you need to work in the plumbing industry.

 

 

 

Available Courses
Plumbing Centre
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,573.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Tresham College Corby campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 5:00pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,573.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

 

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Tresham College Plumbing Level 2
Plumbing & Gas

Ian

I decided to come back into education after fitting a kitchen for a family member. I was asked to install the taps and realised that, having no existing knowledge of plumbing, I wanted to learn.

I love learning new things and there is a lot of science behind plumbing that I never knew existed, so it’s been a great experience. I come into College four days a week and, although it has been daunting getting back into education, my tutors are all very understanding.

To start with we learnt how to measure and bend pipes, and then moved on to practice boards where we fit pipes and valves in plastic, copper and then both together.

More recently we’ve moved on to fitting radiators to a wall and will eventually learn to fit a whole bathroom. We have to write-up what we do in the practical sessions so that we understand what we’ve done and why.

We do have to complete work experience as part of the course, and I have completed a short spell with a local Plumber who I shadowed for a couple of weeks.

My aim is to become a qualified Plumber and I’m sure the College will support me to achieve this.

Course Information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need…

Duration: 1 Year

  • Plumbing & Heating at Level 2
Course content

  • Subject units:
    • Maintaining a safe working environment
    • Planning complex domestic plumbing activities
    • Installing complex domestic plumbing systems and components
    • Commissioning and decommissioning complex domestic plumbing systems
    • Servicing and maintaining complex domestic plumbing system components
    • Maintaining effective plumbing working relationships
    • Contributing to the improvement of complex plumbing business products and services
    • Planning domestic plumbing gas systems work activities
    • Installing domestic plumbing gas systems and components
    • Systems involved in the above units are:
      • Cold water systems
      • Domestic hot water systems
      • Central heating systems
      • Above-ground discharge pipe work systems and connections to below-ground discharge pipe work systems
      • Electrical and earthing systems
      • Domestic gas
  • English and maths:
    If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications
Assessment methods

You will be continually assessed in site-simulated areas, by a number of multiple choice papers and one formal written assessment.

Qualifications

Plumbing Studies City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma

Plus:

  • English and maths qualifications if required
  • Health, Safety and Environment (CSCS) Test
Further study and career options

On successful completion you could progress on to employment as a qualified plumber in building, domestic, industry and commercial environments, where you could combine your job with part-time study at the College to gain an NVQ Level 3 in Plumbing.

Additional information

To undertake this study programme:

• You will be required to wear suitable safety footwear and overalls whilst in the workshop
• You will be required to pay £30 towards materials for you to complete this study programme

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: www.bedfordcollegegroup.co.uk/finance or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

 

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

 

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

 

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

 

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.