This course is for those who want to pursue a career in the building services engineering (BSE) sector or progress on to an apprenticeship in plumbing. The plumbing element covers health and safety, basic tool skills, sanitaryware installation, forming pipework, connecting and testing water supply, and drainage systems.
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.
National 5 English, Maths and a science or a technological subject, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview. Practical skills test.
Relevant NC or HNC, or employment.
Construction and Civil Engineering