Award Crest
York College

Entry requirements

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More detailed entry requirement information will be available in due course.


One year.

What will I study?

  • Safety in Plumbing Activities
  • Principles of Plumbing
  • Hot and Cold Water Systems for Housing
  • Sanitation (bathrooms and WCs)
  • Central Heating Systems
  • Electrical Supplies to Heating Controls
  • Lead Work (waterproofing to roofs)
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Effective Working Relationships

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment and City & Guilds external examinations.

What could it lead to?

On completion of this Diploma students can progress on to the next level or go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship, and then on to higher level courses in Construction.

Need some help?

If you have any further questions about this course, or would like us to help you with your application, please contact the Schools Liaison team on 01904 770239 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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