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Diploma in Plumbing Services

This qualification is designed to prepare anyone who wants to work in the plumbing and heating industry. It allows you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and career progression in the sector.

This qualification does not make you a qualified plumber, but it can be used as a credit towards an NVQ to enable you to become a fully qualified plumber. You will learn in both theory and practical sessions.

Units covered in this programme include:
– Health and safety
– Electrical principles
– Scientific principles
– Plumbing processes
– Cold water systems
– Hot water systems
– Sanitation
– Central heating systems
– Drainage systems

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26/09/2022 : North Devon : Part-time
Course Code : PTB142
Level : Level 2
Duration : 1 Year

Cost : * Total Fee £1458

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Course details


You will undertake a series of practical assessments, assignments and exams throughout the course.

Entry Requirements

You will need a good understanding of English and Maths, and a qualification at Level 1 in plumbing or appropriate experience in the workplace.


This course can be used to progress to NVQ which you will need to become a fully qualified plumber. You will need to be employed in the industry or have appropriate work experience for the NVQ.

Facilities and resources

You will undertake practical sessions in our specialist fully-equipped plumbing workshop.


Q: Is there any funding available to help pay for my course?

A: Many of our courses are free to attend (subject to eligibility). We will carry out a fee assessment when you enrolment to establish if you meet this criteria.

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Starting Date : 26/09/2022
Course Code : PTB142 North Devon campus Apply

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