Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Plumbing

Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Plumbing

Course Code: A295 Duration: 1 Year Attendance: Part Time Location: Aldershot Campus


About the course

During the EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Plumbing, you will gain a practical experience of plumbing and an expectation of situations faced by plumbers in the building services sector.  

This course builds on the Level 2 Diploma by providing you with more advanced knowledge and the related practical skills needed to pursue a career in this occupational area. Studies include the installation, commissioning, servicing and maintenance of domestic cold water, hot water, central heating and sanitation systems, as well as the fundamental principles of environmental technology systems. 

Please note: this course will be launched in Autumn 2022, and dates and times are to be confirmed. Please apply for this course to register your interest.   

Who is this programme for?

This qualification is suitable for adults who are interested in plumbing and/or are considering a career change.


Tuition £2583

Please note that while we make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to education, additional fees may be payable where this is not possible. For example, to provide additional support due to a disability. Please contact us if you believe you have any additional needs so that we can discuss your options before enrolling on a course.

Financial Support and Funding

To help with the costs of studying, this course is eligible for:

To check your individual eligibility, please contact us online or telephone 01252 405555.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

  • How to organise resources within the building services environment  
  • Domestic cold water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques 
  • Domestic hot water system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques  
  • Domestic central heating system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques  
  • Domestic sanitation system installation, commissioning, service and maintenance techniques  
  • The fundamental principles and requirements of environmental technology systems
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Your future

What Next?

The EAL Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Plumbing will not automatically qualify you to work as a plumber. However, it does offer a steppingstone into employment by providing you with the opportunity to progress to one of the following apprenticeships and/or Industry recognised qualifications at level 3:  


  • Plumbing and Heating  
  • Domestic Heating Industry  

Recognised Qualifications:  

  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Plumbing and Heating  
  • EAL Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Heating 
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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

You must be at least 16 years of age and have successfully completed the Level 2 Intermediate Diploma in Plumbing.  

Minimum levels of literacy and numeracy are also required to comply with the health and safety aspects of the scheme, the completion of the learning outcomes, and the assessments. 

How will I be assessed?

Assessment includes externally set and marked examinations, centre marked assignments/practical tests, and a final cross-unit synoptic assessment. 

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Course Enquiry

Please contact us through the form below. After submitting a form we will contact you as soon as possible. We will delete your information one month after the beginning of the next academic year.

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