Plumbing - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

This qualification focuses on fundamental practical skills and knowledge. This ensures that upon completion of this qualification, you will have gained the practical experience required to work within the plumbing sector.

The qualification covers the complex knowledge and understanding of a broad range of plumbing competencies and has been developed in consultation with industry to ensure that it meets the needs of the sector. This qualification does not require occupational evidence.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

The qualification covers a wide range of subjects including: the installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques of domestic cold water systems, domestic hot water systems and domestic central heating systems.

  • Understand how to organise resources within BSE
  • Understand and apply domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • Understand and apply domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques
  • Understand core gas safety principles for natural gas within domestic building services engineering
EAL Level 3 Diploma in Plumbing and Heating
1 year
  • Employment
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • University
  • Plumber
  • Heating Engineer

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

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