Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Level 1 City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies

Course Code: PLUML1 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Full Time Location: Aldershot Campus Start Date: 04/09/2023    
Aldershot College


About the course

This course is ideal if you’re interested in getting into the construction industry. It covers all the essential basic skills and knowledge you’ll need to know to progress onto a Level 2 course or Apprenticeship. If you would like to become a plumber, or engineer specialising in heating or ventilation this course is the perfect starting point for a school leaver.

  • This course is taught at our Aldershot Construction College campus
  • You will learn using modern facilities and tools
  • Our lecturers have lots of useful experience to share with you
  • We have strong links with employers for Apprenticeships
  • Students take part in challenging local and national competitions, including SkillBuild

Upon completion candidates will be awarded the City & Guilds Diploma in Plumbing Studies Level 1.


Students must purchase protective workwear and safety footwear in order to comply with health & safety requirements. Financial assistance may be available to help with the cost. Click here to find out more.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

On this course, you will be taught using a mixture of theory and practical lessons. All practical lessons will take place in our purpose-built workshops under the instruction of staff with extensive industry experience.

What modules are covered?

This qualfication includes the following units:

  • Structure of the construction industry
  • Fundamental safe working practices
  • Environmental and sustainability measures in domestic dwellings
  • Site preparation for working in the construction industry
  • Above ground drainage
  • Copper pipework
  • Plastic pressure pipework
  • Installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing systems
  • Plumbing science
  • Work experience (2 weeks)

How will I be assessed?

  • Theory exams
  • Practical assessments
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Your future

What Next?

The majority of our Level 1 students choose to continue their education with us and either progress to the Level 2 C&G Diploma in Plumbing or to the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Plumbing. Students that choose not to continue with us may find employment in entry level construction jobs.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Four GCSEs at grades 9-3
  • To include English and maths GCSEs at grades 9-3

From College

  • Level 1 qualification in English and maths
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