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In Short

The programme provides practical system installation, commissioning and maintenance skills, together with the underpinning and supporting knowledge to work safely in plumbing activities. The diploma also covers the knowledge required to work with other people, the course includes numeracy and literacy delivery to assist in the requirements for the work place.

Entry Requirements

GSCE Grade D/3 or above in English, Math’s & ICT or Functional Skills Level 1 in English, Math’s & ICT. Functional Skills English, Math’s & ICT can be completed during the apprenticeship if required and upon successful completion of initial assessment. Applicants will also be assessed individually for suitability. Work placement must be in-situ before the apprenticeship starts. This can be found by either yourself and/or Weymouth College.

Course Content

The qualifications you will be working towards for achievement are:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing & Heating
  • Functional Skills English Level 2
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 2
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 2

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in the work place to provide evidence of working at a competent level to be able to satisfy the requirements of the NVQ Level 2. Assessment will be through a range of activities and include; practical tasks, multiple choice questions as well as written answers to assignments. Completion of Portfolio task activities and site based assessments by your nominated assessor.

Tools/Materials/Books

You will be required to purchase safety boots and overalls for the course, together with text books (as instructed by the tutor).

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