The course aims to help students learn about and undertake fundamental plumbing work. As part of this, you will:
- Plan, perform and evaluate your work whilst using various materials, methods and techniques.
- Develop your knowledge, understanding and skills of fundamental Health & Safety practices associated with plumbing work.
- Learn about plumbing tools and equipment, pipework materials, installation methods and jointing processes, plumbing systems and their purpose, plumbing science and the principles of measurement and marking out components and pipework.
This Building Services component focuses on your knowledge and understanding of contexts, concepts, theories and principles relevant to on-site construction and Building Services Engineering (BSE). The course is designed to raise your awareness of industries and develop your knowledge of refrigeration, air conditioning and/or heat pumping.
Whilst on your employer-led work placement, you will complete an employer-set project – which is a key essential part of the overall qualification.
This programme is recognised by the Institute of Technology.