Plumbing

 

Qualification achievable

Level 1 QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) in Year12

Level 2 QCF (Qualifications and Credit Framework) in Year 13

 

Entry Requirements

No entry level


How is the course organised

This course is designed to provide a good understanding of the roles, responsibilities and practical skills of the different construction crafts.

This qualification covers a wide range of subjects required by someone aspiring to work in the plumbing industry including:

• Health and safety

• Scientific principles

• Pipework fabrication techniques

• Domestic hot water systems

• Domestic cold water systems

• Domestic central heating systems

• Above ground drainage

• Electrical systems within the plumbing industry.

 

Methods of Assessment:

 

Marked Internally

• General core units

• Occupation specific units

• Synoptic practical assignment.

 

External Exams:

• Multiple choice unit end tests

• Online testing of knowledge.