Plumbing - 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.

What are the Course Requirements?

You must have an interest in working in Plumbing and the Plumbing industry, have an aptitude for practical skills, a willingness and commitment to learn and GCSE grades E or above in English, Maths and Double Science.

Am I right for the course?

These qualifications are aimed at learners who want to learn the basic skills and knowledge of either Plumbing or Electrical Installation.

Course Content - What will I learn?

Unit 101 Structure of the construction industry Unit 102 Fundamental safe working practices Unit 103 Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings Unit 104 Site preparation for working in the construction industry Unit 108 Above ground drainage Unit 109 Copper pipework Unit 110 Plastic pressure pipework Unit 111 Low carbon steel pipework Unit 112 Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems. Unit 113 Plumbing science

How will I be assessed?

Assessment on the level 1 program is through a range of methods that include written and on line exams, practical portfolio and in class assignments.

Course Additionality

you will also be required to undertake Maths and English at the appropriate level.

What Next

It allows learners to progress to the following City & Guilds qualifications: · Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing Studies (6035-02) · Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating (6189-11) · Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Installing and Maintaining Domestic Heating Systems (6189-21)

TypeFull Time
Start Date12/09/2016
LevelLevel 1
CampusSt Albans Campus

* 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

* For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

* Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

The plumbing department staff have all come from industry and have a large skills set. You will be taught by qualified and experienced gas and plumbing engineers.
During any of our Plumbing and Gas courses you will be expected to seek employment in the industry enabling you to gain invaluable hands-on experience. Plumbing and Gas courses here at Oaklands can lead you onto many different career paths, including higher level courses to further develop your skills in your chosen subject(s).