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Plumbing (Level 1) - Full-time

Construction Plumbing

Course outline

This course is perfect if you would like to develop the skills you’ll need for a career as a plumber or perhaps related field such as gas or heating engineer.

You’ll learn about a range of plumbing practices and techniques such as:

  • Pipe bending and types of jointing
  • Basic maintenance on taps and valves
  • Rainwater systems and maintenance
  • Basin and WC installation
  • Maintenance
  • Health and safety at work

You can expect to work with tutors with extensive experience in the plumbing industry and within a specialist plumbing workshop space.

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Location Date


664 Nuthall Road


Start: 4th September 2019

Course code: C000160 / Q000959


City & Guilds Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at Grade 3-1/D-G, including English Language and Maths at Grade 3-1/D-G or a relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification. With this you will be asked to undertake an initial assessment and this must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete 10 assessments throughout your course in practical and theory.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College onto a Plumbing Level 2 programme, or onto an Apprenticeship as a plumber so you can further develop your knowledge and skills within a real industry setting.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees. If you are aged 19 or over, check out our Financial Help page for information on fees and funding!

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