Level 1 Diploma in Plumbing Studies


The programme will give you a basic introduction to the built environment and basic hand skills in the plumbing industry.

Where can I study?

What will I learn?

You will learn the general principals of domestic plumbing.

Example modules
Cutting and Bending Conduit
Working with Compression Fittings
Connecting Flex and Apparatus
Steel Pipework and Fittings

How will I be assessed?

There will be theory and practical assignments throughout the year.

Entry requirements

2 GCSEs, or Entry Level 3 qualification. Able to demonstrate genuine interest in the plumbing industry. Entry is also dependant on an interview.

Additional information

A course contribution fee of £50.00, this covers one external trade related trip and one textbook. You will be required to supply your own boots and overalls.


Upon completion, you will be able to progress to the Technical Certificate in Plumbing, Level 2.

Career opportunities

You will be able to find employment in the plumbing industry.

Course Specification

Qualification type: Level 1
Mode of study: Classroom Based
Start date: September
Course code: FPLUML1DP
Duration (weeks): 36

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Fees for 2018/19 are yet to be confirmed. Please contact Admissions for further information 

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