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Construction & the Built Environment

Plumbing Studies Diploma - R194

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2

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This course covers skills necessary to identify requirements for installing, commissioning, testing and maintaining Mechanical Engineering Services - Plumbing systems.

Course Details

Qualification Structure:

Unit 201 Health and safety

Unit 202 Electrical

Unit 203 Scientific principles

Unit 204 Plumbing processes

Unit 205 Cold water plumbing systems

Unit 206 Hot water plumbing systems

Unit 207 Sanitation

Unit 208 Central heating systems

Unit 209 Drainage systems

Unit 210 Communication

Entry Guidelines

This is a Study Programme and priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years of age.

3 GCSEs - including 2 Grade 3/D's or above and maths Grade 4/C or above or Level 1 Plumbing and Grade 3/D in maths.

Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and / or reference.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Office use only. Non Standard 5 (R212).

Equipment Required

Students will be required to provide their own safety boots and drawing equipment.

Assessment Method

Assessment will be completed by practical and online tests.

Additional Information

The course requires manual dexterity and physical stamina. You will need to lift and handle tools and materials.
Are you aged 16-18?
Study programmes are full-time courses for 16-18 year olds which include:

  • A qualification such as BTEC Extended Diploma
  • Meaningful work experience or preparation for work
  • English and maths, if you don't already have GCSE grade A* - C in English and maths (grade 4 or above).
  • Non-study activities such as tutorials, voluntary work, fund-raising/charity work, sport or trips

Where can I progress to?

Level 3 Diploma or NVQ (if an apprenticeship is gained).

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Starting 2nd September 2019 - Ending - 26th June 2020REF R194L001

If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £1275.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+, unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits or in work earning less than £17,550 annual gross salary (or £9/hour), and you do not have a level 3 qualification. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2019-20.


Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Monday 09:00 — 16:30 Wirral Waters
Tuesday 09:00 — 15:30 Wirral Waters
Wednesday 10:00 — 14:00 Wirral Waters

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services on 0151 551 7777 or call into our Conway Park Campus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11 to 4pm and Wednesdays 4 to 6.30pm (term time only).

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