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What career opportunities can this lead to?

This programme is for individuals who wish to gain the skills and knowledge required to work in the plumbing industry. On completion of the programme, students can progress onto Level 3 Plumbing Studies, NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 at Eastleigh College, or an Apprenticeship, providing you have gained full-time employment in the plumbing industry.

What are the entry requirements?

Progression from level 1 diploma in Plumbing Studies 7202 with 4 GCSEs at grade A*-D / 9-3 including maths and English (English at C/4) or possess an equivalent qualification. Without prior learning you will require 4 GCSEs at grade A*-D / 9-3 including maths and English at C/4 or possess an equivalent qualification. In addition, you must have good attendance and attainment reports from your previous school or college and successfully pass a college interview, showing enthusiasm and motivation to join the programme.

What does this programme involve?

In addition, you must have good attendance and attainment reports from your previous school or college and successfully pass a college interview, showing enthusiasm and motivation to join the programme.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

The theory sessions provide you with new technical concepts and safe working practices with the practical sessions consolidating these practices, allowing an opportunity for hands on experience.

What else do I need to know?

You will be required to purchase safety footwear and overalls for the programme, together with text books in the first term.

Recommended text books include:
-Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing Studies 6035, Maskrey & Wilson (ISBN 9780851932712)
-Water Regulations Guide, Second Edition 1999 by WRAS - optional

Please contact Mike Lock, Course Manager, telephone (023) 8091 1711 for further information.

Course Code

PLGFD2

Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
PLD2 Eastleigh College 9/9/2019 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time TBA TBA Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

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Thomas - Gas and Plumbing

Thomas , 19

Thomas - Gas and Plumbing

Thomas started Eastleigh College studying Level 2 Diploma in Plumbing, and has progressed through the Level 3 and is now working towards becoming Gas Safe registered. He has an Apprenticeship with a local plumbing and heating company.

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