Planit


Plumbing

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

This course provides a good introduction to working as a plumber as well as including necessary core skills that employers value such as: numeracy, communications and Information Communications Technology (ICT).

You will gain an understanding of some of the basic installation and servicing principles required in the plumbing industry and get an insight into the working environment in which a plumber might be expected to operate.

Practical elements of this course cover:
Introduction to plumbing tools and techniques; Introduction to hot and cold water systems; Installing and connecting plumbing appliances; Introduction to drainage systems; Safe erection of scaffolding.

Entry Requirements

1 subject at National 5 including 1 from English, Maths, Computing Science or a science subject. Interview, advice session and pre-entry test.

Progression Routes

It would be hoped that the course would act as a stepping stone into a Domestic Plumbing and Heating at SCQF level 7 craft apprenticeship. Employment within the industry at this stage would be necessary.

Start Date

August

Qualification

NQ

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Built Environment

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Construction

Career Sectors

Architecture

Building Technology and Management

Civil and Structural Engineering

Construction Crafts

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