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Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineers

Up to £32,000

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Production managers and directors in construction

Up to £91,000

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Construction and building trades supervisors

Up to £33,000

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Entry requirements

Please see our Entry Requirements page for general entry requirement guidance.

This qualification is for candidates who want to work as plumbers in the building services engineering sector. Please note - this qualification does not make candidates fully qualified plumbers or plumbing and heating engineers.

What will I study?

Units include:

  • Health and safety in building services engineering
  • Understand the fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology
  • Plumbing system installation planning
  • Complex cold water systems
  • Domestic hot water
  • Sanitation and drainage systems
  • Central heating systems
  • Domestic gas principles
  • Career awareness in building services engineering

What could it lead to?

On completion of this Diploma students can go on to find employment in order to transfer to an apprenticeship programme, 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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