York College

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Plumbers and heating and ventilating engineers

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Production managers and directors in construction

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Construction and building trades supervisors

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D which must include Maths and Science.


One year.

What will I study?

The theory and practice of basic plumbing skills:

  • Safety in Plumbing Activities
  • Plastic, Copper and Steel Pipework
  • Jointing Techniques
  • Basic Hot and Cold Water Systems
  • Effective Working Relationships

All students will be expected to work towards completion of the GCSE English and/or Maths qualification (as required) alongside this course to enable progression onto Level 2.

What could it lead to?

On completion of the Level 1 course students can progress to the Level 2 programme or could transfer to the Apprenticeship Level 2.

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