Construction & the Built Environment

Plumbing Studies Diploma - R224

Wirral Waters Campus Full Time Level 3

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This course covers advanced plumbing and provides an introduction to design and gas principles.

Course Details

The course contains the following units:

  • Unit 201 Health and Safety in building services engineering
  • Unit 301 Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
  • Unit 302 Design assessment
  • Unit 303 Complex cold water systems
  • Unit 304 Complex hot water systems
  • Unit 306 Complex central heating systems
  • Unit 307 Domestic gas principles
Entry Guidelines

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

Relevant Level 2 qualification at pass or above or equivalent and Grade 9-4 (A*-C) or equivalent in Maths.

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

Office use only. Non Standard 5b.

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 handle tools and equipment.
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

Apply Now

Starting 31st August 2020 - Ending - 25th June 2021REF R224M001

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 : £2850.00

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This is a full level 3 course

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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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