What opportunities will this course give me?
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 BPEC Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing, NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 at Eastleigh College, or an Apprenticeship, providing you have gained full-time employment in the plumbing industry.
What will I be learning?
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.
Why is this course for me?
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 do I need to sign up?
Progression from the BPEC level 1 diploma in Plumbing with 4 GCSEs at grade A*-C / 9-4 including maths and English (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.
Is there anything else I need to know?
You will be required to purchase safety footwear, work trousers/ 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 Michael Lock, Plumbing and Gas Curriculum Manager, telephone (023) 8091 1114 for further information.
Please note that all courses are subject to minimum numbers and course descriptions may be subject to change. A place on your chosen course is not confirmed until all of the necessary enrolment paperwork is signed and any relevant fees are paid. The team will be in touch to discuss this with you, once your application has been processed.
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Need some further advice?
If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014
New BPEC-approved plumbing workshop is set to raise standards in a changing sector
Neil Collishaw, Chief Executive Officer of BPEC, the employer-led training standards organisation for the Plumbing, Heating, Gas and wider Energy Sector, visited the brand-new plumbing workshop at Eastleigh College. Neil met with Michael Lock, Head of Gas & Plumbing, Smart Metering and Renewable Energy, to discuss how BPEC can better support the College.