If you are thinking about training as a plumber or electrician this course is a good start point. You will gain hands on skills throughout the course helping you gain a real insight into what being a plumber or an electrician involves. This diploma is the first step towards becoming a qualified plumber or electrical installer helping you learn, develop and practice the skills you need for employment or further career progression.
You do not need formal qualifications to start this course, but you should be able to demonstrate Level 1 numeracy and literacy capabilities through a short assessment during the admission process.
For this Level 1 Diploma you will learn the foundations of plumbing or electrical installation and then be able to proceed to Level 2 full NVQ qualification. You will also learn about safe working practices when working in building construction. There will be an opportunity to widen your skills base and gain experience in elements of the trade that will improve employability. You will also have the opportunity to study towards gaining your CSCS card, increasing your chances of employment.
Your course work will be assessed by a combination of online tests and observed assessments of your practical work by a qualified assessor. You will be given help to prepare for all assessments and tests.
Successful completion of the course will lead to an award of Diploma Level 1 (City & Guilds 7202 Level 1). From here you can choose to proceed to the Diploma Level 2 or look for an Apprenticeship.
Please complete an application form and return it to the College - either online, by post or in person at one of our campuses.
Yes, you will need to meet with a member of staff for an interview and initial assessment.
You must provide and wear approved safety footwear. We have different sources of financial support to help those who meet the criteria. You will be able to apply to this fund once you have enrolled on your course.
To apply or enrol for this course you must first create an account with the College. This is a simple process that should not take more than a few minutes.
If you have any difficulties with applying online or have any other questions please Contact Us, or call 020 8266 4000. Please note this is not a 24 hour helpline.