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Construction & the Built Environment

Plumbing Studies Diploma - R194

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 2 Duration 36 weeks

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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 for 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 5a.

Equipment Required

To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies. To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required: Personal Protective Equipment - £40 Educational Visits - £35 If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form. https://www.wmc.ac.uk/student-support/financial-support/bursaries-loans Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career. N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2021

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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Planned Timetable

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

If you are aged 16-18:

Free

This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

Fee : £1275.00

This is a full level 2 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form

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