Construction, Building Services/Plumbing

This qualification covers a wide range of subjects required by the plumbing, building services and electrical installation industry including:

  • Health and safety
  • Scientific principles
  • Use of hand tools
  • Workshop practice
  • Environmental protection measures
  • Electrical installation wiring and terminations.
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs at grade 2 (grade E) or above including English, maths and science or a Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths. You will have a College interview and references will be taken up.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course qualification is designed for those learners who may have a limited prior knowledge and understanding of the building services sector but have the ability to achieve a fundamental level qualification.

  • Study methods

    Combination of Lectures and Workshop sessions, Tutorials, Private study projects and Assignments.

  • How is the course assessed?

    On-line exams and simulated Practical assessments.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    You can gain employment in the construction industry a plumber, an electrical installation engineer or a building services engineer

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Level 2 Diploma in Building Services, Plumbing or Electrical Installation.

  • How to apply

    To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
    Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

    When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Course starting Sep 2023

Starts 4 September 2023

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00

About this course

Full Time


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