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Bradford College

Plumbing (Adults)

Qualification Gained
Level 3 Advanced Technical Diploma in Plumbing (City & Guilds 8202)
Study Level
Level 3
Course Type
Adult
Duration
1 year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Full-time
Location
Trinity Green Building

  Overview

Our City & Guilds level 3 course gives you a high level of knowledge and occupational skills in the plumbing industry and gives you the platform to progress to further vocational learning or employment.

It will prepare you to enter a plumbing apprenticeship programme where you can be recognised by the industry as a competent plumbing and domestic heating engineer.

  Key Info

The high-level knowledge and skills you will primarily focus on include the planning and design of cold water systems, hot water systems, central heating systems and sanitation.

You will learn to use the technical industry specific terminology, interpret design briefs for complex work-related tasks, carry out planning which shows an ability to identify and analyse the relevant information in the brief and achieve an outcome which successfully meets the key requirements of the brief.

  • Cold Water System Planning and Design
  • Hot Water System Planning and Design
  • Central Heating System Planning and Design
  • Sanitation System Planning and Design
  • Environmental Technology Systems
  • Site Procedures and Planning

Entry to this course requires a Level 2 qualification in Plumbing.

Please note that you will be required to wear safety boots with steel toe caps and a high-visibility vest when working in the Plumbing workshops. Prior to enrolment on the course, please make sure you have access to these resources.

Technical qualifications are based around the development of a toolkit of knowledge, understanding and skills that you need in order to have the capability to work in a particular industry or occupational area. You are expected to be able to apply your knowledge, understanding and skills in decision making to solve problems and achieve given outcomes.

You will complete formal assessments and examinations including a synoptic assessment where you will need to identify and use effectively, in an integrated way, an appropriate selection of skills, techniques, concepts, theories, and knowledge from across the whole subject area.

You will demonstrate your skills in the plumbing workshop and assessment centre.

Your course may include experience of work or a work placement that could lead to the offer of a part-time, voluntary or casual work. You might be able to work outside of your studies. Our students benefit from local site visits and trips to construction companies within the local community.

Successful completion of this course can lead to further vocationally related qualifications, employment or an Apprenticeship.

Careers include:

  • Plumber
  • Bathroom Fitter
  • Plumbing and Domestic Heating Engineer

Please note that you will be required to wear safety boots with steel toe caps and a high-visibility vest when working in the Plumbing workshops. Prior to enrolment on the course, please make sure you have access to these resources.

If you are 16 to 18 years old you won’t have to pay tuition fees. If you’re 19 or older you may need to pay a fee.

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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