York College

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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.


One year.

What will I study?

Units include:

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