Level: 2 | Duration: 1 Year | Start Date: September
What is this course about?
This one-year course will cover the following topics: A detailed understanding of – Safe Working Practices, Information, Quantities and Communication with Others, Building Methods and Construction, Erect and Dismantle Working Platforms. You will prepare different materials for use in the plumbing process and be able to understand different types of plumbing systems and fittings. You will fit systems in a workshop setting. Completion of assessment pieces will be expected to show competence. You will also have the chance to take part in internal and external competitions at regional and national events.
Why choose to study this course at Riverside College?
You will work in newly built workshops and modern classrooms with excellent IT facilities. The workshops have installation bays and assessment equipment in line with City and Guilds standards for you to use daily on your training and assessment. You will have the opportunity to use modern state of the art tools, facilities and the tuition needed to develop your confidence and your practical skills.
Why choose this course?
Our purpose-built workshop at the Kingsway Campus has been developed to accommodate all the necessary facilities and equipment you could hope for to achieve the best results. Our team of lecturers and assessors are experienced in all types of Plumbing and have a wealth of knowledge to pass on to our learners. As part of your studies, it is expected that you will undertake some work experience in the community, which will help build your CV when looking for apprenticeships or employment in the future.
4 GCSEs at grades 9 – 3 including English Language and Maths, and the successful completion of our Trade Entrance Test; or successful completion of a relevant Level 1 course.
What will this course lead on to?
The successful completion of this course could lead to a Level 3 Qualification or possible apprenticeship programme. During the course you will be encouraged to gain work experience in order to make the transition to the workplace as smooth as possible.
Are additional costs?
Each learner will be asked to purchase work trousers, safety boots, two Riverside College Plumbing Polo shirts, stationary equipment and ring binder with note paper. You will also need to purchase Plumbing textbooks that will cost approximately £25 once you have enrolled on your course and further details will be provided at enrolment.
The College has a full enrichment programme, and all learners are expected to make the most of their time with us, why not enjoy your free time with your tutor group. New enrichment activities include various sports tournaments, table tennis, X-Box competitions, remote control model racing. There will also be various trips and visits throughout the year.
What have previous students said about this course?
“The teachers are very supportive”
“I really enjoyed my work placement and now looking forward to progressing onto an apprenticeship.”
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes