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Plumbing at Oaklands will prepare you for a possible great career with lots of job prospects.

Plumbing is also a trade that can be used anywhere in the world, there’s always a high demand for trained plumbers – so getting qualified is a must if you want to succeed in the industry.

Our facilities at our St Albans Campus include purpose-built workshops which will enable you to learn in a near real life working environment.

All of our full time programmes include opportunities to support and enhance your learning so that you can achieve your goals and ambitions. Students enrol on a Study Programme which individualises their education whilst enhancing their employability skills. A Study Programme is made up of four key elements which include a main vocational qualification, the development of English and maths through the study of GCSE’s or Functional Skills, Work-related learning through work experience and Personal Development Reviews.

Find a course to suit you from the list below. If you get stuck, don’t worry, help is at hand just call us on 01727 737000 or email info@oaklands.ac.uk

CG 2251 NVQ L1 Plumbing

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Plumbing or Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications.

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

the course is delivered in 1 year over two evenings a week. It allows candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the plumbing sector. It is for candidates who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. This qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers

  • Part TimePart time
  • Duration
  • 2Full Level 2
  • SSt Albans Campus

This qualification is for those wanting to enter the Plumbing or Electrical industry. It gives you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge and gives you the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 & 3 Plumbing or Electrical Installation qualifications.

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 1Level 1
  • SSt Albans Campus

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 3Full Level 3
  • SSt Albans Campus

This course offers students a way of studying on a full time or part time basis, either as a school leaver or an adult looking to break into the industry. All courses are available at our new Alban Park campus The qualification is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge required to complete the full Diploma Level 2 in order to become a fully qualified Plumber being able to work in most parts of the industry.

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 2Full Level 2
  • SSt Albans Campus

Apprenticeships in Plumbing

Advanced Apprenticeship in Plumbing Level 3

The course begins every September and lasts for 2 years. It is delivered one day per week at college, the remaining four days you will attend work. You will study towards an Apprenticeship Framework at Level 3. Qualifications include: NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating Level 3 Functional Skills Maths Level 2 Functional skills English Level 2 Functional Skills ICT Level 1 Employment Rights and Responsibilities (If you have already achieved your Functional skills as part of your Level 2 Apprenticeship you will be exempt if they are still within 5 years)

  • Part TimePart time
  • Durationnk nk
  • HOut Of College