Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Burslem Campus
Course Cost
£ 3340.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
FL8013
Start Date
04/09/2023
Start Time
-
Day
Mon - Fri

Course Summary

The move towards renewable energy is happening across the UK. This is opening up a huge number of opportunities within the plumbing and heating industry. During your time on this course you will gain an understanding of unvented systems along with fitting them, these will be the key parts to systems within the future. You will also fit electrical systems and controls used within renewable systems along with other advanced plumbing tasks such as shower pump and macerators. You will gain an understanding of system design and specification, a key skill in keeping homes warm with an effective system but minimising heating costs to the homeowner.

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Plumbing

How Is It Assessed

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully
achieve the following assessments:
A number of practical tasks across a full range of plumbing systems
Six externally set, externally marked online exams.

How Is It Taught

Skills, knowledge and behaviour are taught throughout the programme with a mixture of workshop practical and classroom theory sessions. The course is approximately 70% theory and 30% practical

What Could I do Next

Entry to employment/ Apprenticeship in Domestic Plumbing and Heating, entering onto year three of the four year programme

What Else Do I Need To Know

This qualification is supported by the APHC (Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors). Since being established in 1925 APHC have been representing employers of all sizes within the plumbing sector. They work closely with key organisations such as Government, Local Authorities, Training Bodies and Consumer Organisations to ensure that best practice in the industry is promoted and that quality plumbing and heating contractors are fairly represented. They are also at the heart of maintaining vocational standards within the sector. APHC supports the above qualification as being important for employment within the industry.

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Plumbing

How Is It Assessed

To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully
achieve the following assessments:
A number of practical tasks across a full range of plumbing systems
Six externally set, externally marked online exams.

How Is It Taught

Skills, knowledge and behaviour are taught throughout the programme with a mixture of workshop practical and classroom theory sessions. The course is approximately 70% theory and 30% practical

What Could I do Next

Entry to employment/ Apprenticeship in Domestic Plumbing and Heating, entering onto year three of the four year programme

What Else Do I Need To Know

This qualification is supported by the APHC (Association of Plumbing & Heating Contractors). Since being established in 1925 APHC have been representing employers of all sizes within the plumbing sector. They work closely with key organisations such as Government, Local Authorities, Training Bodies and Consumer Organisations to ensure that best practice in the industry is promoted and that quality plumbing and heating contractors are fairly represented. They are also at the heart of maintaining vocational standards within the sector. APHC supports the above qualification as being important for employment within the industry.