Construction, Building Services/Plumbing

This qualification covers a wide range of subjects required by the plumbing industry including: .

  • Heath and safety
  • Scientific principles
  • Pipework fabrication techniques
  • Domestic hot water systems
  • Domestic cold water systems
  • Domestic central heating systems
  • Above ground drainage
  • Electrical systems within the plumbing industry
  • Entry requirements

    4 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D) or above preferably including both English & maths and science or a relevant Level 1 qualification and a minimum 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 plumbing sector but have the ability to achieve a fundamental level plumbing 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 as a domestic plumber, installing central heating systems, maintaining central heating,
    fire protection systems or installing and maintaining gas, oil and solid fuel pipework and appliances.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    C&G Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing Studies or C&G Level 3 Diploma in Gas Utilisation.

  • 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 2022

Starts 1 September 2022

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

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