This is a part time course that is offered in the evening for learners who want to move into the industry or are already practicing. This course offers the City and Guilds 6035 qualification, and will allow you to build on your knowledge of plumbing and domestic heating, giving you more advanced practical skills and knowledge required by someone aspiring to be a plumber.
Typical tasks of a plumber include:
· Repairs burst pipes, replaces faulty taps, washers, valves and fixes mechanical and combustion faults;
· Attaches fittings and joins piping by weld, soldering, cementing, fusing etc.
· Installs storage tanks, bathes toilets etc.
· Examines drawings and specifications to determine layouts of systems.
Topics covered can include:
You will need:
All applicants must have an assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
You will also need stationary, overalls and safety boots.
You will be assessed on your completed practical tasks, against industry standards. Written assessment will include multiple choice questions, paper-based exams and written assignments.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
Entry Level, Level 1, Level 2
If you will be aged 19 or older on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE, regardless of your age or income. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
This qualification can lead to you gaining employment in the plumbing industry and gaining further qualifications at Level 3. A highly experienced Plumber can earn over £50,000 a year.
Opportunities also exist of learners moving into the new developing area of sustainability with courses on Heat Pumps etc.
Find out more about the courses and levels offered at the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London!