Construction, Building Services/Plumbing

Students will study theoretical aspects of the subject and
apply them to practical tasks. Topics include:

  • engineering materials,
  • planning and overseeing electrical work activities,
  • domestic central heating systems planning and design,
  • principles and requirements of environmental technology systems, * domestic sanitation system installation,
  • commissioning,
  • service and maintenance techniques,
  • cold water systems planning and design,
  • hot water systems planning and design,
  • building services site procedures and planning.
  • Entry requirements

    A relevant Level 2 plumbing qualification plus maths GCSE grade 4 (grade C) and 3 GCSEs grade 3 (grade D), including English and science. You will have a College interview and references will be taken up.

  • Who is the course for?

    This course is for students who are interested in developing specific
    technical and professional skill that will lead to meaningful employment in the plumbing industry.

  • How is the course assessed?

    Plumbing 6035: online exams and portfolio.

  • More information

    For more information, please contact our Information, Advice & Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Where Next – Job Opportunities

    Gain employment in the plumbing industry and with additional on-site experience you can work towards becoming a gas safe qualified engineer and become self-employed.

  • Where Next – Further Studies

    Apprenticeship work with a Gas Safe Registered Engineer or an HNC/D in Construction.

  • 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