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Introduction to Plumbing (BSE) (NPA) (Level 5)

West Lothian College

Content

The NPA award is a pre-apprenticeship qualification preparing you for work in plumbing; heating and ventilating; air conditioning and refrigeration; and electro-technical fields. The course covers:

Basic electrical installation operations; Basic plumbing operations; Basic heating and ventilation operations; Basic refrigeration and air conditioning operations; Energy and the environment; System, roles, responsibilities and procedures; Building science.

It also teaches skills in safety, communication, information technology, problem solving, team-working and numeracy.

Entry Requirements

National 4 English, Maths, a science subject and a technological subject. Interview and practical skills test.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or HNC; Modern Apprenticeship

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Construction & Civil Engineering

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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