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Plumbing Level 1

  • Course Type: Diploma/Certificate

What can this course lead to?

The course is ideal preparation for further practical training (progression to a Level 2 Diploma subject to achieving Maths Functional Skills). You may also use the qualification to take your first steps into a career in construction.

Who is it for?

If you’re looking to start a career within the plumbing industry, or would like to become a Gas or Heating Engineer then this course is for you.

It offers excellent preparation for further training and will provide you with a great foundation for a career within this industry.

What is covered?

The course will cover aspects of modern day plumbing and building services, and the techniques used for joining pipe work and setting out.

You will also learn about:

  • Fabricating
  • Pipework
  • Heating systems and jointing
  • Environmental awareness
  • Health and safety.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

4 GCSEs at grades 3/D or above including English and maths.

We will review each application case-by-case to ensure you get a place on the most suitable course.

Start date: 02/09/2024

Course Code



1 Year

Full-time courses are fully funded for 16 to 18-year-olds. For age 19+, various funding options are available.

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Studying at Peterborough College has taught me that I can achieve great things and now I feel I can achieve a lot more. I cannot wait to get to University!

Saleh Ali
Construction and the Built Environment Extended Diploma Level 3

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