City & Guilds / EAL Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area



Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Full Time


City of Newport Campus

Start Date

Start Date
01 September 2020

Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs grade G or above to include Maths/Numeracy and English/Welsh 1st Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

In a nutshell

You’ll be learning basic plumbing skills and knowledge and will be supervised as you undertake various practical and knowledge-based activities.

This course is for you if...

... You aspire to work for or run a plumbing business
... You’d like an introduction into plumbing to lead into further education
... You’d like a practical course that’s hands-on

What will I be doing?

  • This course is ideal for anyone looking for an introduction to the plumbing industry who wishes to undertake a course which will act as a pathway to further studies in this area. It’ll give you the opportunity to pick up some core skills and knowledge, along with the opportunity to progress onto either our Level 2 or 3 plumbing qualifications.

    The course is delivered by both practical sessions with excellent workshop facilities and theory lessons to underpin the knowledge learnt in the practical sessions.

    You'll be assessed through practical projects, written and online tests. Once complete, you’ll achieve:

What is expected of me?

To enter the course, you’ll need a minimum of 4 GCSEs, Grade G or above, to include Maths/Maths Numeracy and English/Welsh First Language or an appropriate Entry Level qualification.

You need to have a desire to work in the construction industry. Full commitment to attendance is required, as is respect for others, enthusiasm for the subject and self-motivation. You’ll be continually assessed and there is an expectation that you’ll continue your studies and coursework during your own time.

What comes next?

Diploma Level 2 or employment.

Additional information

You’ll need to undertake a construction industry assessment to help determine the most appropriate course.

Where can I study City & Guilds / EAL Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1?

City of Newport Campus
(Full Time)
Start Date: 01 September 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

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